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Where to buy a walker?

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  • Nov 18th, 2012 9:26 pm
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go to shoppers home health care, they are a division of shoppers drug mart. i use to work there so if you want info feel free to pm me.
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Hello, sorry to bump a 5-year old thread but my mom is looking to buy a walker as she has a pretty bad case of osteoarthritis. She is a low-income senior who is receiving Old Age Security benefits and I am just wondering if there is any subsidized program available for low-income (Ontario) seniors when it come to buying walkers.

Or she does not have much of a choice but to purchase a walker at full cost and then include it on her income tax as medical expense?
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canabiz wrote:
Nov 17th, 2012 8:03 pm
Hello, sorry to bump a 5-year old thread but my mom is looking to buy a walker as she has a pretty bad case of osteoarthritis. She is a low-income senior who is receiving Old Age Security benefits and I am just wondering if there is any subsidized program available for low-income (Ontario) seniors when it come to buying walkers.
She needs to get hooked up with CCAC. Let them bring in an occupational therapist to do an assessment and prescribe a suitable walker. If she goes through them the cost will be $0.
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Thank you bylo, I will call the Champlain Community Care Access Centre which is responsible for the Ottawa region tomorrow and get more info about this service for my mom!
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