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Wheelchairs: Seniors will pay for them like homes and cars?

October 23, 2009Liz Beaulieu, Editor

The worldwide wheelchair market will grow from $3.9 billion in 2009 to $7.9 billion in 2015, according to a new report from Research and Markets. The 484-page report describes the market as “poised for significant growth” due to an aging population and improved technology. The report acknowledges that “reimbursement has been a significant market factor,” but it states: “As baby boomers age and need wheelchairs, they will be willing to pay directly for mobility and comfort...

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