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Senior Resources

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The goal of this page is to offer helpful senior resources. 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.   Help With Medications For Seniors Did you know that some …

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UP Walker Lite Commercial

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  The new UPWalker Lite commercial has been going viral lately and is 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 seen …

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Types of Walkers for Seniors

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As you talk to your doctor or physical therapist about your mobility aid options, it would be helpful for you to know the different types of walkers for seniors and also some of their variations that target particular needs and conditions. Standard Walker or Traditional Walker A standard walker is a walking frame that must …

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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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How Do Rollator Brakes Work?

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So you want to know how the brakes on a rollator work? I had the same question when we first started shopping for walkers, and it’s actually pretty simple. In this article I’ll show you exactly how your rollator brakes work, how to apply them effectively, and how to adjust them to get the ideal …

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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. Do you see any in the list that you have never seen before? History of Canes Historically, in the early 17th century some European gentlemen started …

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How Do I Change The Battery In My Mobility Scooter?

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If you need a new battery because your mobility scooter performance is deteriorating, and want to save money by doing the job yourself, then you’re in luck. We’ve investigated how to go about this and here’s everything you need to know. Lift off the scooter seat, set it aside, and remove the locating pin that …

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How To Use A Cane

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Medical disclaimer: Readers must always seek proper medical advice and not make medical decisions without the guidance of their own doctor or medical professional. This article was written for the purpose to stimulate readers to ask the right questions of their doctor who should always have the final say. Introduction How to use a cane? …

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Upright Walker Commercial [UP Walker Video As Seen On TV]

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If you’ve seen the UPWalker TV commercial you’re probably interested in learning more about these new upright walkers and the potential benefits they have for elderly people with mobility issues. In case the commercial went by too fast and you didn’t catch the entire thing we’ve uploaded the video here for you to watch it …

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Does Medicare / Medicaid cover walkers?

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Does Medicare or Medicaid cover the cost of walkers? The idea of getting a nice mobility device for free does sound pretty good, let me tell you! In this post we’re going to share with you exactly what we discovered. YES, Both Medicare and Medicaid do cover walkers and rollators, with a few caveats. They …

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