I have been an RN just over 30 years and also have had Multiple Sclerosis for the same period of time. Sometimes my balance is poor and that is when I use a cane. My health has been "off" for the past few months and it was time to start walking again to build up quad and core strength. I felt too short of breath to continue with a cane so I started looking online initially for a folding walker with wheels and seat. Almost everyone that I found weighed 25lbs and over which is too much weight for me to lift into my Jeep Commander and take to a store or other venue. Found this Meline product which I have always been pleased with while practicing as an RN. The "Red Baron" as I have named him arrived within a few short days. I could normally assemble a walker of this nature and model in 5 minutes or less for my home bound patients. This one with poor dexterity in my own MS hands took me 15 minutes tops. I am short at 5' 2" and I love the feature that allows for a short person up to a person well over 6 feet to use this one rollator walker. The wheels are solid (no air required or flat tires) and roll easily over rough terrain or turf. Perfect for getting some air outside. Extremely safe for those like me that have heart issues and require a place to sit albeit in the middle of a store. The color is fantastic in a deep ruby red making it versatile for male or female genders. The only drawback is that is does not fold up to load into the car..........but it is also only 10lbs and easily fits into the back of my Jeep. I am pleased to make the trade between a folding walker with the extra weight to lift versus this light and sassy one that keeps me INDEPENDENT!!! Highly recommend for children up to senior plus adults. Again, as an RN, the Medline brand was a 'go to' for quality durable medical equipment for in home use.
Purchased this for a friend and she loves it. We assembled it together in just about 15 minutes and adjusted the handle height for comfort. She can walk into her kitchen and do what she needs to do knowing that she can sit down on this if she feels like it. She likes the color and it rolls very well and smooth.
I was reluctant to purchase this walker for my 87 yo mom due to the pink color. She is very old fashion who thinks at her age, the only color suitable for her is gray, black, ivory, brown or white.....After doing lots of research and read other customers' feedbacks from this walker, I decided to purchase it for my mom's Mother's Day gift. The price is much cheaper compared to the same one at other website and it was also free shipping....But I was not surprised when my mom as soon as she sees the color, she asks me to trade it in black for her. I told her there is no other color. and this walker is special because it is for good deed for breast cancer foundation and the color will stand out.....After much pursuation, my mom reluctantly accepts it. But after the first walk around her neighbors (she lives in a senior apartment), she receives so much compliments about the walker that she is now very proud to be the owner, and the fact is that she is THE ONLY ONE who owns this unique, beautiful walker in her apartment.....So much for that, the walker is very easy to put together, it took my husband about 10-15 minutes to assemble it...The frame is very well made. the wheels, especially the front ones are big and moving so smoothly and can make turns extremely easy. The brakes are all controlled by the handles which if you press them down, the wheel will stop moving and if you press them up , the brakes will be on, and you can sit on the seat which is thick and comfortable. My mom loves the removable basket under her seat. She can put all of her essentials in it and can reach them whenever she can. The walker is easy to fold by lifting up the black strap under the seat....The ONLY MINOR CON that I can see is that the walker is a bit too bulky to place in the trunk of a small car....Overall, I'm very glad I purchased this walker for my mom and that she came to love it after all.....
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