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What to Expect During Your Mobility Assessment

Getting a wheelchair or mobility scooter is a major moment in a person’s life, and one that can’t be entered into lightly. Because getting a wheelchair is so impactful, the process needs to start with a wheelchair assessment. Continue reading to learn what happens in a wheelchair assessment and to see what questions your evaluator […]

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Manual or Motorized Wheelchairs: Which Is Best for My Family?

Knowing that you or your family member need a wheelchair is one thing, but selecting one is a whole other story. There are countless different sizes, brands and types of wheelchairs, all with different functions, mechanisms and features. If you’ve done any preliminary research into wheelchairs, you’ve probably posed two questions. The first one is, […]

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Benefits of a Vehicle Lift

If you or a family member are disabled or have other special needs, you understand how difficult and complicated it can be to get around. Luckily, with technological advances, moving around for people is getting easier with physical disabilities. If you have a friend or family member who is disabled, you may have at times […]

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Here’s Why DIY Stairlifts Are a Bad Idea

If you’re wondering whether you can install a stairlift by yourself, you might want to hold off. While it’s possible to install a stairlift on your own, it’s not a good idea. Stairlifts often require a lot of manpower, plus the help of an electrician—and unless you’re a builder yourself, you might not be able […]

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How to Choose the Right Mobility Aid for Your Loved One

Should you get a walker or a wheelchair? Are wheelchairs better than scooters? When your job is to pick out a mobility aid for a loved one, it can be quite overwhelming. There are plenty of mobility aids to choose from, and you’re likely intent on finding the perfect one for your loved one’s needs. […]

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