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3 Ways to Create Senior Car Comforts

Category: Aids to Daily Living
October 11, 2018

Whether you’re a senior looking for a more comfortable commute or a caregiver looking for a better way to transport your client or loved one, investing in helpful accessories for your car will make traveling much easier than ever before.

What you may not know are the kinds of aids that are available to you. Let’s take a look at some of the them today.

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Cushions Make Car Rides More Comfortable

One of the simplest accessories you can invest in to make rides more comfortable for your loved one is a seat cushion. Seat cushions can help to alleviate the discomfort of your loved one while they ride with you in the car.

You can find cushions that come in a variety of styles and shapes to fit any body type or shape. You can also find a lot of portable cushion options so your loved one can easily carry their comfort with them wherever they go.

We also have cushions that swivel, which can help seniors get in and out of the car a little easier.

Keep Your Car Clean and Clear

Some seniors carry a lot of accessories with them to help them maneuver their lives more effectively. This can include things like walkers, canes, mobility scooters, and other large, bulky devices. To help make their trips in the car more comfortable, make sure your vehicle has the space to accommodate their accompanying equipment either in the trunk or in the back seat of the car.

Thankfully, many of these devices do fold up to become smaller for ease of travel. There are even mobility scooters that are designed to fit into smaller spaces so that the people who depend on them never have to leave them behind. Part of making sure seniors feel comfortable is making sure that they feel safe bringing the tools that they need to succeed.

Similarly, keeping your vehicle clear of clutter and trash will help make it easier to move around it. Not to mention, it will make your car look and smell nicer.

Handlebars Help With Getting In and Out

There are handlebars and accessibility grab bars on the market designed to help your senior riders get into and out of the car. These bars integrate with the mechanisms of the car to give seniors a little help with stability as they’re getting up or settling in for a ride.

Freedom Mobility is an Extension of Your Care Team

Here at Freedom Mobility, our top priority is the safety of the patients who rely on our services. We provide a wide variety of equipment and accessories that help anyone with mobility problems lead a safer, more productive life.

Come visit our showroom in Hanover, Maryland today or give us a call at (443) 445-3518.

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