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Get Rid of the Tennis Balls!

You see them everywhere! Seniors with those ugly, unsafe yellow tennis balls on their walker! Yee gads! There is a safer and cheaper alternative – Walker glide skis.

There are really good reasons not to put tennis balls on your walker:

  • Do you want neon colors on the walker?
  • Difficult and dangerous to slit the tennis ball open with a knife and wiggle it onto the legs
  • The balls don’t last long – what starts out all soft and fuzzy gets hard and back to scraping quickly
  • Unsafe as they make the walker unstable and add wear and tear to the walker itself
  • Tennis balls are expensive! $12.99 for a set of 4. If a family member provides you with their used ones, the time on the floor is shortened even more than with a new one
  • Tennis balls are unsanitary as they pick up and track germs. And, they just get dirty!

There are many choices on Amazon , so get them and use them. 

There are many choices on Amazon , so get them and use them. 

Go ahead -make a fashion statement!

These safety tips are some of the more than 140 safety items that Senior Helpers looks for during our LIFE Profile assessment process and care plan design for our clients.