Tagged with 'Wheelchair'

The Art of Flying

Most people assume that flying with a power wheelchair or mobility scooter is a total headache. Fortunately, we have some tips and tricks that will make it a breeze! Spend your vacation enjoying yourself, not worrying about transporting your mobility device! It’s always good to be prepared, so plan ahead for the best possible travel experience. We want to make sure you have a stress-free flight and a relaxing vacation.

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Bring on the Heat!

Summer is finally here and it’s time to get some sun! Whether you prefer the beach, the pool, the boardwalk, or even your own backyard, we’ve got you covered on maintaining your independence all summer long. Read on to discover some of our summertime favorites.

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Stay Active with Adaptive Sports

March Madness may be ending but Spring has just begun - time to get outside! Maintaining an active lifestyle can improve coordination, release endorphins, build your muscles and strengthen your heart! There are plenty of options to get involved in adaptive sports, offering varying levels of physical activity. Numerous programs nationwide are seeking to provide positive and active experiences for people of all ages. Basketball, cycling, and tennis have always been popular, but opportunities abound. Many organizations now offer outdoor adventure programs that include rock climbing, rafting, and archery. Read on to hear more about some of the people who are making adaptive sports accessible all over the country.

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Get Outside This Spring!

Spring is on its way! Now is the perfect time to make sure you have everything you need to get out and about this season. Maintain or improve your access to the great outdoors with our heavy duty mobility scooters, ramps, and vehicle lifts. Don’t miss out on any beautiful weather or time with your family this springtime. Read on to learn about some of the most essential products for making sure you can get around with ease.

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Can You Fit Your Gluteus Maximus (Butt) in That Scooter?

When you’re shopping for a scooter, powerchair, or wheelchair, you’ll probably be focused on features and price. But just because a scooter offers the features that you want and is priced within your budget doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s right for you. There’s one important other element you need to consider: The overall fit of the scooter, powerchair, or wheelchair.

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Cooking in a Wheelchair: Tips to Help You Make This Year’s Holiday Meals the Best Yet

Are you the culinary mastermind behind your family’s annual holiday meals? Does your family crave your famous turkey seasoning or your legendary stuffing recipe? While there are many mentally and emotionally challenging aspects to being in a wheelchair, the loss of independence in the kitchen may be one of the most difficult. That’s especially true around the holidays for those who enjoy being the family chef.

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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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Wheelchair Ramps: Which Types Are Right for Your Home?

The transition into a wheelchair is always difficult, especially if you have never used one before. You have to learn new ways to complete basic functions, like dressing, bathing, and using the restroom. You also may have to develop new strategies for getting around your home, getting in and out of cars, and even going outside.

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