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Things to Consider When Buying a Mobility Scooter

Posted on: August 17th, 2016 by Bellin Health Home Care Equipment Blogger

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If you’re shopping around for a mobility scooter, you may be overwhelmed. There are so many choices on the market that you may not know where to start. Knowing what you should look for can save you time, money and energy.

Therefore, Bellin Health Home Care Equipment would like to offer you this quick guide to selecting a mobility scooter:

There’s a mobility scooter for every lifestyle!

What kind of activities are you doing day-to-day? This may help you determine what kind of mobility scooter to get. In general, they can be divided up into these subcategories:

  • Standard: These are best for casual use around the home.
  • Portable: A smaller scooter that’s designed to fit in a van or car and go with you during travel.
  • Pediatric: These are scooters that are just the right size for children or small adults.
  • Sport: A scooter for those who want to participate in vigorous leisure activities such as sports.
  • Heavy Duty: These scooters are designed to handle higher weight capacities.
  • Luxury: A scooter that features higher-end options for safety, reliability and comfort.

Operating range is also important to consider.

The last thing you want is to cut your excursion short because the battery ran out on your mobility scooter. This is why it’s important to buy one with an operating range to fit your needs. Mobility scooters can go anywhere from 10 to 38 miles without a charge. It’s different for each model, so make sure you ask your vendor!

A mobility scooter is a wonderful device that can open up many possibilities for you. By following the tips above, you can make sure you’re getting the right mobility scooter for you. The experts at Bellin Health Home Care Equipment can also help. Stop by our location at 1220 E. Mason Street, Green Bay today or check out the mobility scooter selection in our online catalog.

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