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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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Happy Caregiver Appreciation Day!

A Day to Honor Caregivers Everywhere

Caregiver Appreciation Day comes not once, but many times a year. The holiday is celebrated on various days throughout the year, including today, March 3rd. While normally we stick to one day per holiday, let’s be honest, they deserve all of the appreciation! 

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Your Power Chair and Scooter Batteries Need Love, Too!

You’ve carefully selected your power chair or scooter in order to find a model that gives you the ability to travel plenty on a single battery charge. But how much thought are you giving to how you care for your batteries, themselves? Truth is, your batteries need a bit of extra care, and this can greatly improve their lifespan, saving you from having to buy new batteries sooner than necessary.

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Taking Care of the Caregiver

When a loved one needs your care, it can be all too easy to dedicate yourself to meeting their needs. But in order to care for a loved one, you, the caregiver, need to take care of yourself, too. These four steps can help to keep you safe and healthy so you can care for your loved one.   

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Ramp Versus Vertical Platform Lift. Which Is Best for You?

When it comes to making your home or business accessible, you have two main choices: ramps or vertical platform lifts. Both of these options can help anyone who uses a wheelchair, scooter, walker, or other wheeled device to access an area that stairs or other obstacles would otherwise prevent them from accessing. Ultimately, the decision of whether a ramp or vertical platform lift is right depends on the layout of the area, your budget, and your priorities. Here’s what you need to know. 

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Why to Pay Out of Pocket for Durable Medical Equipment

Health insurance was originally designed to make coping with healthcare costs – and the costs of the equipment that you need – easier. Over time, though, health insurance has become more complex, and the emergence of high-deductible plans often means that you’ll still need to pay significant amounts of money out-of-pocket.

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Stay Safe on Your Mobility Scooter This Summer

The summer is the perfect time to get out and do some exploring. Go on vacation, head to a local fair or festival, or just spend some time outside to enjoy the great weather. When you take your mobility scooter out this summer, we want you to be safe, so please take a look at these mobility scooter safety tips. 

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How Other Cultures Take Care of Their Elderly

Different cultures have different views, traditions, and methods of providing care for their elderly. From the use of assisted living facilities to the expectations of a family’s role as a parent ages, you’ll find some significant differences in care methods. Let’s take a look at the different approaches to senior care that are most common in three cultures.

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