(PRWEB) The SCOOTER Store, America’s leading supplier of scooters, power chairs and electric wheelchairs for people with limited mobility far surpassed the 90 percent senior satisfaction rating required by Senior Approved Services, an independent consumer-driven survey company. Senior Approved Services was founded as a method to actively advocate for the right of all seniors to receive excellent care and they only recommend services, products and resources meeting or exceeding this high standard.
Millions of seniors are in need of the kind of assistance offered by The SCOOTER Store. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) more than 1.8 million seniors age 65 and older were treated in emergency rooms for fall-related injuries. (CDC 2005). Of those who fall, 20 percent to 30 percent suffer moderate to severe injuries such as hip fractures or head traumas that reduce mobility and independence. Federal health statistics show that about 34 percent of the U.S. population aged 70 or older reports difficulty walking a quarter of a mile. Many seniors need a power chair or scooter to help them get around.