How to Choose a Portable Wheelchair Ramp

How to Choose a Portable Wheelchair Ramp

In a perfect world, getting around in a wheelchair would be easy. Ramps would be universally accessible and sidewalks and curbs would be accommodating. Sadly, that is not the case, but at least there is a partial solution. A portable wheelchair ramp comes in handy when you need to get...

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Exercising When You Are Wheelchair Bound

Exercising When You Are Wheelchair Bound

Getting regular exercise is a challenge for anyone, but even more so when you are bound to a wheelchair. Yet spending long hours in a chair without physical activity can be debilitating and can even lead to premature death. A big challenge to anyone starting an exercise program is knowing...

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10 Ways to Make Your Bathroom Safer for Older Adults

10 Ways to Make Your Bathroom Safer for Older Adults

Bathrooms are the number one site of home-based accidents that lead to injury and death. A bathroom’s hard slippery surfaces combined with moisture make for a plethora of safety hazards that pose a high risk for anyone with mobility and balance issues. Older adults are particularly vulnerable to bathroom-related falls...

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10 Tips for Holiday Shopping With Restricted Mobility

10 Tips for Holiday Shopping With Restricted Mobility

For many of us, holiday shopping adds to the festivity of the season, giving us an excuse to get out and have some fun. However, navigating crowded malls and shopping centers with restricted mobility can be a challenge. Here are a few tips to keep you safe and help you...

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Why You Should Shop for Medical Supplies Online

Why You Should Shop for Medical Supplies Online

When it comes time to purchase medical aids and supplies for yourself or a loved one, the last thing you want to do is comparison shop by running from one location to another. Yet most retail medical supply outlets offer a limited inventory, making it difficult to find exactly what...

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