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Mobility

Mobility -- the ability to move around on your own -- is essential to independent living. When stairs, weakness, or disability pose a problem, there are several alternatives to consider to retain mobility:

  • chair lifts to help you get in and out of a chair
  • stair lifts to help you get up and down stairs
  • walkers to give extra stability when standing and walking
  • wheelchairs
    • manual for rolling about level surfaces for those with upper body strength
    • powered for rolling about level surfaces for those without upper body strength or desiring to go considerable distances
    • ramps for transitioning between unequal levels and for moving in and out of vehicles

Follow the above links to learn more about each mobility aid.

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