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Senior Independence Month – Celebrating Seniors’ Wellbeing!

Posted on February 25th, 2015 in Accessibility, Falls, Health, Injury Prevention, Limited Mobility, Mobility aid, Mobility Scooters, Senior Citizens by ElectricScooterBlogger |

  The Electric Scooter Store is celebrating Senior Independence Month, and we want to inspire you to take some time this month to encourage and reach out to the seniors in your life! It’s also a great time to do routine checks around seniors’ homes, making sure that they are comfortable and that risks for […]

Bathroom safety – What can you do about it?

Posted on January 25th, 2015 in Falls, Injury Prevention by ElectricScooterBlogger |

As far as health of an elderly loved one is concerned, falls are a serious issue.  There are many places that you could begin your safety improvement efforts, but the most “bang” for your buck would be to start in the bathroom.  There are a range of products that can assist with mobility and stability […]

Home Safety – Don’t overlook it

Posted on January 7th, 2015 in Accessibility, Falls, Injury Prevention by ElectricScooterBlogger |

When it comes to our health and our bodies, the only true guarantee we have, is that as we get older it starts to wear down.  As our bodies start to wear down, our mobility tends to go with it, and seemingly routine tasks start to become a little more difficult.  Mobility and accessibility have […]

DON’T FALL THIS SUMMER: FALL RISKS – PART 2

Posted on July 30th, 2013 in Falls by ElectricScooterBlogger |

Cuts, bruises, hip fractures, broken bones, brain injuries and death. Falls are a real danger to people of every age, but especially those over 65. Falls are even more of an issue for older men. Fall-related deaths are 34 percent higher for men than for women. The Electric Scooter Store wants to see you stay […]

Summer is no time for a fall: Fall Prevention Tips – Part 1

Posted on July 17th, 2013 in Falls by ElectricScooterBlogger |

As a place that knows all about wheelchairs, the Electric Scooter Store also knows something about the risk of falls and the effects that fall have on older people. Falls are the leading cause of injury death in people over age 65.  An average of over 2 million nonfatal fall injuries that occur among older […]