Tagged with 'Outdoor Mobility'

6 Factors to Consider When Buying a Mobility Scooter

Are you ready to buy your first mobility scooter, or are you thinking about upgrading your scooter? A scooter can be a great way to safely increase your ability to travel independently, but it’s important that the scooter that you buy is a good fit for your needs. Be sure to consider these six factors when shopping for your new scooter.

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Signs You Might Need a Vehicle Lift

Vehicle lifts are convenient pieces of equipment that can easily transfer your scooter or power wheelchair inside of or onto the back of your vehicle. But do you really need a lift? If you’re toying with the idea of investing in a vehicle lift, consider these points which can help you to decide if you really need one.

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Top Handicap Friendly Amusement Parks in USA

A visit to an amusement park is a time-honored summer tradition, but accessibility limitations can make amusement park trips difficult. Luckily, there are some amusement parks that have gone above and beyond to keep their grounds handicap friendly. Here are our top five picks for the best handicap friendly amusement parks in the USA.

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How to Make Your Pool ADA Compliant

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was established to ensure that disabled Americans could access public places, like hotels and schools, without difficulty. The ADA released 2010 accessibility requirements for public swimming pools, wading pools, and spas to make more public facilities handicap accessible. If you have a public pool, you will need to make the pool ADA compliant, to the point where accessibility is “readily achievable,” meaning the change can be accomplished without much difficulty or expense. Luckily, there is a fairly easy way to make many pools handicapped accessible.

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Does Medicare Cover Mobility Equipment?

For many seniors, the most difficult part of a serious injury or illness isn’t treatment or recovery. Rather, it’s adjusting to a new way of life with limited mobility. There are a wide range of conditions that can cause mobility limitations, from strokes to arthritis to joint challenges and more.

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Mobility Scooters: Is 3-Wheel or 4-Wheel Right for You?

If you have recently begun suffering from mobility challenges, you may already have a scooter on your radar. Scooters are often invaluable tools for those with mobility limitations. They can help you access places that may be difficult to navigate in a wheelchair. They’re also helpful when you’re able to walk, but could use assistance with moving faster or covering long distances.

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