Mobility issues can make it difficult for a person to spend time outdoors, enjoying comfortable weather and sunshine. And in today’s world autonomy and the ability to get exercise are possibly even more challenging than ever before. It can be debilitating for a person struck suddenly with mobility issues. Unfortunately, mobility is something imposed on us by a variety of causes; aging is a likely culprit. Age-related mobility issues can come on either unexpectedly or develop gradually. And for someone who is experiencing impaired mobility, a scooter may be just the mobility aid to keep them healthy and autonomous.
Scooter choices are varied; the particulars of the machine’s operations and accessories vary by model and style. The most important consideration is to choose a scooter well-suited to the terrain on which you or the person you care about plans to use it. An inside-only scooter is appropriate for some, while others may prefer a robust model that can navigate trails and the golf course. And when it comes to safety features, few are more important than non-tip wheels. It’s also good to choose a model with a braking system that is simple and reliable.
A scooter lift is a good idea if you or the person you care for plans to take the scooter in their vehicle. There are a few considerations. Bu it’s important to buy a model suited to the vehicle in which the scooter will be regularly transported.
It’s also a good idea to train yourself or the person who plans to use the scooter in the operation of both the scooter and the lift. Thankfully you have the mobility specialists at G and J Enterprises, who can both help you find a model suited to you and can help to train you in its operation. If you have any questions about scooters or any other mobility-related machine or appliance, then call G and J Enterprises today.