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"Mobility scooter" is a broad and hugely varied term. People refer to them in many different ways. Some people call them handicap scooters, others call them medical scooters, and even some refer to them as disability scooters, elderly scooters, power scooters, rascal scooters, and the list keeps going!
Mobility Scooters For The Elderly & Their Uses
A mobility scooter is a kind of powered mobility aid on which the user is fully seated as it transports him or her. It helps people to get from one place to another with greater ease. In terms of its use, it broadly achieves the same result as a powered wheelchair, although it is configured differently.
This electric transport device is steered and controlled from a tiller (or steering column) in front of the user. Between the tiller and the user’s seat is a deck, or platform, where the user places his/her feet.
As we discussed briefly above, you might find people referring to these assistive products with slightly varying names before the “scooter”, including handicap, senior, medical, disability, e.g. medical scooter. Those without tact sometimes refer to an “old people scooter.” Definitely, a