When to Rent a Wheelchair

When you begin to become less mobile it may mean that it is time to purchase a wheelchair.  Choosing to purchase a wheelchair and be a big commitment and it is important to consider all of your options.  In some cases, it may be better for you to purchase a wheelchair as opposed to renting a wheelchair.  Here at Aeroflow Healthcare we think it is important for our patients to be informed of all of their options (i.e rent a wheelchair) when making the decision to get a new wheelchair.

If your health condition is such that you cannot walk regularly it may mean that you will need a wheelchair or mobility device long term. If you are going to need a wheelchair for more than a few weeks or a month it will be better for you to purchase, rather than rent, a wheelchair so that you have it as long as you may need it. Many patients decide to use wheelchairs permanently when they can are no longer mobile with walkers or rollators. With Aeroflow Healthcare, patients can purchase items as cash pay or you can qualify through insurance for any of your mobility equipment.

If you only need a wheelchair for a short period of time, for a wedding or vacation, for example, renting may be an option to you but there are financial factors to consider. Rentals of mobility equipment are often a daily charge that can end up becoming more costly in the long run.  If you are in need of a wheelchair for only a day or two you may be able to borrow one from the facility that your event is taking place, many facilities will keep a guest wheelchair on hand for individuals who are unable to remain standing or walking for long periods of time.  If you are in need of a wheelchair for a few weeks or months, it will come out to your financial advantage to purchase the wheelchair.  When you are finished with the chair you can keep it in for future needs or you can donate to someone in need.

Here at Aeroflow Healthcare we offer a wide selection of manual wheelchairs, power wheelchairs, and scooters.  No matter what mobility needs you have, we are here to help.  Our friendly and knowledgeable customer service staff will help you find the right equipment at the right price for your budget.  Gain freedom and independence with a new mobility device today.

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“Aeroflow was wonderful when it came to helping us with our wheelchairs and lift-even showed us how to use the lift. We were very thankful for the friendly and knowledgeable service.”
“I was looking for a power wheelchair for my wife. Aeroflow had a great selection and they were very kind and helpful on the phone. Great people to do business with!”
“I recently bought a Go-GoPower Scooter from Aeroflow and couldn't be happier with its mobility and compact design. The chair is amazing and goes anywhere I want. It was a great experience!”
“My doc referred me to Aeroflow when I needed a sleep test, and I went back when I needed a wheelchair. The service was exceptional! Aeroflow really cares about their customers.”