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Young woman watching flamingos while sitting in a wheelchair with an orange jacket

Disability is ageless

There is a misconception that only old people need mobility support. But nowadays you can also see lots of young people using canes, rollators or wheelchairs. Most of the times is due to an illness that can affect people of all ages. READ MORE

Lady getting out of a shop with a rollator

Passing through doorways

A simple door can become an obstacle if the one passing through it uses a walker or a wheelchair. The ‘open, pass, close’ steps should be thought about in advance so that you do not get stuck in the process.READ MORE

Three pieces of heavy oxygen equipment in the Rollz Flex bag

A rollator as an oxygen tank holder

Three heavy oxygen tanks fit easily in the Rollz Flex’s bag. For those people who are constantly dependent on oxygen, this greatly increases their mobility. All equipment is out of sight and only the tube come through the zipper.

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Rollz Motion rollator going over curbs

Going over curbs

A curb of only a few centimeters high can provide a real challenge for someone using a rollator. The front wheels will stop against it and you won’t be able to go any further. Your next move will be decisive on how smooth the climbing will go. READ MORE

Woman in a wheelchair having holidays in Mongolia

On holiday with a rollator

The summer is coming and the city breaks, holidays and travels are booked. If you use a rollator or a wheelchair in your daily life than you will take it with you as well. But travelling with a walking aid requires some extra precautionary measures. READ MORE

Sitting down on a chair

For a rollator user, sitting down on a chair can be a complicated mission. You might find yourself in this situation a couple of times every day and it is rather important to learn how do it smoothly and safely so that it becomes a simple task.

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Woman with rollator sitting in a chair at a restaurant

Standing up from a chair and walk

Standing up smoothly and continuing further with your rollator seems easier than it actually is. The first thing you have to do is to bring the rollator close to your seat so you can easily reach it. Or ask someone to put it in front of your chair.

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Disabled person walking with a rollator

Walking with a rollator

Walking with a rollator can be so intensive in the beginning that you forget to look around you. Which means you are not paying attention to where you are walking.

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Setting up height of a rollator and wheelchair

Set the rollator to the right height

Setting the right height of your rollator should be one of the first things to consider before you start using the mobility aid. It is important to adjust the handles correctly to ensure good posture while walking.

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Woman using mobility aid inside the house

How to correctly use a rollator indoors

If you have recently purchased a rollator, make sure you learn to handle it safely. Practicing will give you confidence in walking with it, but there are a few other things you need to consider beforehand.

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Young lady in airport sitting in a rollator

Enjoy the winter season with Rollz

The perfect Christmas gift for style lovers that treasure their independency is a Rollz rollator. It enables people with limited mobility to visit that nice Christmas fair, to walk without help or to join the family trips and days out.READ MORE

Rollz Flex rollator for people with small height

Rollz Flex also available in small version

Since June 2018 the Rollz Flex is also available in a smaller version: the Rollz Flex Small. The design of this rollator is adapted for people with a body length of 4 ft 7⅛”to 5 ft 2¾” / 1.40-1.60 m.

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Kledingstyliste Wendy Wang rollator

Style and personality in your rollator

“Yeah, sure…”, Corry van Weerlee said at first when she got the call she had won in the Rollz Flex Launch Contest in the Netherlands. People do have to be so careful these days.
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Irene, inspirational ambassador of Rollz Motion in New Zealand

Keep walking as long as you can

Every country has its own unique Rollz Motion ambassadors. Meet Irene, an inspiring lady from New Zealand. She lives life to the full, always has and always will.READ MORE

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