Mobility scooters provide freedom and independence to older people or those with disabilities. If you find that you spend a lot of time in your scooter, you may be thinking of buying accessories to improve comfort.
In our previous post about the most comfortable scooters, we highlighted elements such as seat comfort and portability which make handicap scooters really comfortable to use and operate.
Mobility Scooter Accessories
If you are looking for more mobility scooter accessories, here are some essential accessories to consider.
As you’re riding around on your scooter, you’ve probably become thirsty. A cup holder on your scooter will keep you fully hydrated. The best cup holders can hold many different size cups, so you won’t have to worry about not being able to carry your cup anywhere.
Did you know there are backpacks that attach to your mobility scooter? Yes! The benefit of these special backpacks is that they don’t slide off like other ones. It attached securely to the scooter and then everything you put into it is secure as well. If you do need to take it off, you can easily.
You don’t need to use a backpack. You can use a basket! A basket is easier to use if you need to access something while on your scooter. All you have to do is reach and grab what you need, instead of unzipping, feeling around and then pull whatever you need out.
A flag is a safety measure for your scooter. You may think you don’t need it, but you really should consider getting one. With a flag on your scooter, people will be able to see you better and that means they won’t hurt you.
Don’t keep putting your cell phone into your pocket and then struggle to take it out. With a cell phone holder, you can have it placed right in front of you. Not only is it easily accessible, but you can also see it when you are using GPS. Having a cell phone holder is safer too because when it rings, you don’t have to dig to get your phone out. You can simply stop the scooter, remove it from the holder, and use it.
A sunshade for your scooter is great when you’re outside in the sun. It will keep you cool and protect you from the UV rays. Sunshades come in many different styles and sizes to match the look you’re seeking for your scooter.
For those of you who use a walker in addition to your mobility scooter, you want to get a walker holder. That way when you need to use it, you can just stop your scooter, take out the walker, and use it. This is a very convenient accessory for a mobility scooter.
A cane holder is another great accessory for a mobility scooter. You can place the cane on the back of the scooter, which makes it easily accessible when you’re ready to take a break from your scooter.
Oxygen tanks should not keep you from being free and independent. Get the oxygen tank holder for it and get on your way. Whenever you need it, you can remove it easily from the holder. This is one accessory that anyone who uses oxygen should make a priority to purchase.
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There are so many more accessories for your mobility scooter. Click here to see all of them. If you have any questions about any of the accessories, consider contacting our mobility experts at 1-800-674-8395.