NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The SCOOTER Store today announced a major milestone, saying it has provided mobility assistance to its 500,000th customer with the delivery of a power wheelchair to Earvin Thompson of Houston, Texas. Ms. Thompson, like others who have received mobility assistance from the nation's leading provider of power mobility equipment, will enjoy more freedom and independence with her power wheelchair.
Doug Harrison, Founder, President and CEO of The SCOOTER Store, said he is honored that over the last 19 years the company has improved the quality of life for half a million people around the country in need of mobility assistance.
"I can't think of a better way to start our 20th year than with recognizing our 500,000th beneficiary," Mr. Harrison said. "This is the year that our nation's baby boomers start turning 65 years old, and Ms. Thompson is an example of the growing number of senior citizens who need power mobility to live safely and confidently in their own homes."
Ms. Thompson, 65, who received the power wheelchair last month, said it has already improved her ability to function safely in her home. "My power chair has helped whole lot," she said. "I can do things for myself in the kitchen and get to the bedroom now, even when I'm not feeling well. It really helps me get around much better and makes a big difference."
U.S. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) said, "I am always pleased to see seniors regain their mobility so that their quality of life is improved."
Mr. Harrison noted that utilizing power mobility helps seni
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