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Jim Walker

My name is Jim Walker, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of WalkerForSeniors.com. After helping my father sift through the maze of products on the market I became passionate about researching, testing, and reviewing mobility aids for seniors. Currently we provide detailed guides and in-depth product reviews on rollators and walkers. I live with my wife, two cats, and our faithful dog Scrappy.

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Walker Wheels Inside Or Outside?

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So you’ve just got your brand new walker home and as you start to put it together you’re wondering if the wheels should go on the inside or the outside? On most front-wheel walkers you can install the wheels either on the inside or the outside. Manufacturers will usually suggest installing on the outside because …

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Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

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With summer in full swing it brings back memories of swimming in the river, running barefoot, and eating soft serve ice cream… but for seniors, and especially those over 65, the summer warmth brings with it the real danger of heat-related illnesses. According to the CDC, around 618 people die each year in the United …

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Does Medicare / Medicaid cover walkers?

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When I first started researching walkers for dad, we were curious if either Medicare or Medicaid would cover some (maybe even all) of the cost. The idea of getting a nice rollator for free did sound pretty good, let me tell you! In this post I’m going to share with you exactly what I discovered. …

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Reasons For Using a Walker

10 Reasons For Using A Walker

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This article was written to compliment our Definitive Guide to Choosing a Walker to provide guidelines on when is the right time to start using a walker. Good reasons for using a walker The primary reasons you might want to start using a walker or rollator are to help you walk independently with less pain …

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Types of Canes

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Introduction Canes come in many different shapes and sizes depending on their particular function. We list out several different types of canes and explain some of their uses below. Are there any in the list that you have never seen before? History of Canes Historically, in the early 17th century some European gentlemen started using …

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Flying With A Rollator

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Flying with your rollator for the first time can be a little daunting, especially if you don’t know what the rules and normal procedures are. Simple questions like “can i take my rollator on a plane?” can lead you down a Google rabbit hole leaving you with more questions than when you started. Here’s what …

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Upwalker Medicare Coverage

UPWalker Medicare Coverage

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One of the most frequent questions I get asked is whether Medicare covers the UPWalker. This is understandable because both the UPWalker and UP Walker Lite are costly and frankly out of the reach of most seniors. Here’s what my research uncovered. NO, unfortunately at the time of writing the UPWalker is not covered by Medicare. The UPWalker …

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UP Walker Lite

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The new UPWalker Lite commercial has been running consistently on television lately and it’s getting a lot of attention for one reason the producers might not have been expecting. While they’re trying to get you to focus on the newest upright walker to hit the market, the Internet is positively buzzing over the little dog …

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Senior Resources

Senior Resources

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The goal of this page is to offer helpful resources for seniors. We hope that you enjoy it and that it saves you time and money in the process. Life Lessons From 100-Year-Olds Three wonderful centenarians were asked to share their most valuable life lessons. Please give it a view because we know it will …

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Where To Buy a Walker For Elderly Near Me?

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If you’re looking to buy a walker from a store near you, then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve done over 14 hours of research to find the best deals in-store and online, so you can rest assured you got the best product, price, service, and shipping speed available. Whether you’re after a walker …

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