Rollators and Walkers: What are the features that matter?

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A circle member presents a helpful summary of his gleanings from his research for an ambulation assistive device. The group gained insights into the differences between a walker and a rollator, and many more useful tips for choosing, including:

  • The implications of wheel size as to range of use
  • Portability
  • Seat options
  • Wheel and brake options
  • Weight capacity
  • Price range

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from Saratoga Retirement Community circle discussion May 26th, 2015.



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Key words: 
Walker, rollator, ambulation aid