Walking Aids for the Elderly

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Walking Aids for the elderly help make walking easier and safer. If you don’t need a mobility scooter or wheelchair because you can stand and walk independently, or prefer to, but it would help to have a little extra stability, walking frames, sticks, crutches and rollators are all great solutions. Some rollators even feature seats which are ideal for people who find walking longer distances difficult or tiring, and hidden storage – great for housing snacks to keep you going!

What are the main types of walking aid?

Walking Frames

Walking frames, or zimmer frames, are made from lightweight aluminium which is sturdy to lean on, but also easily manoeuvrable. They feature adjustable heights to suit any user and feature contoured, easy to grip handles for comfort. The non-slip ferrules allow for sturdier grip on both indoor and outdoor floors and some frames even fold for convenient storage and transport.

Walking Sticks

Walking sticks offer a more portable alternative to walking frames and rollators. They can fold or slide down to compact sizes, making them perfect for storage in a bag or on board a mobility scooter when not in use. The heights of these walking canes are fully adjustable and they feature moulded hand-grips which allow for a comfortable grip.


Rollators are lightweight walking frames with puncture-proof wheels on each of the legs. They usually feature a seat between the height adjustable handlebars which allows you to rest whenever you need to as well as loop cable brakes which are arthritic friendly and ideal for people who struggle with wrist strength and grip.


Crutches are walking sticks with arm cuffs which allow you to use your hands freely without the crutch falling away or with extra underarm support and handles. All of these crutches offer stable support to anyone recovering from an injury or struggling with balance when walking.

Who would benefit from Walking Aids?

Short answer – anyone who can walk but with the help of some assistance can walk further, for longer, more safely. Walking aids can enable people who find walking difficult to get into an upright position and continue to use their legs – which comes with many health benefits including stronger bones, better cardiac and respiratory health, stronger muscles and better blood flow. 

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