What is Mid-Wheel 6 Technology?

Discover Pride Mobility’s Mid-Wheel 6 Technology The world of power wheelchairs is vast. There are many options to serve innumerable needs. Imagine we’re in the showroom of a Pride Mobility provider. An associate asks what features are on your wishlist. When you explain that a stable, easy-to-maneuver device would fit your lifestyle, he stops youContinue reading “What is Mid-Wheel 6 Technology?”

What’s the Difference Between a Scooter Battery and Car Battery?

Not all batteries are created equal. While the heavy, boxy batteries in your car and on your Pride Mobility scooter might look similar, they are not interchangeable. Both vehicles use sealed lead acid (SLA) battery technology, but the roles are different. You might have wondered what’s the difference between a scooter battery and a carContinue reading “What’s the Difference Between a Scooter Battery and Car Battery?”

Try These 10 Adaptive Sports

Sports give us lots to love. There’s the competition, the camaraderie and the passion, as well as the physical benefits of exercise. People living with disabilities can play any sport with basic tweaks to the game like adaptive equipment or amended rules. National Sports Day, Oct. 16, was created to celebrate sporting competition and allContinue reading “Try These 10 Adaptive Sports”

How to Plan for Retirement

How to Plan for Retirement October is National Financial Planning Month, which makes it the perfect time to think about retirement. After all, retirement is the ultimate goal of financial planning. It’s the payoff after years of contributing to your 401(k) and dutifully making other investments. Financial planning is the process of achieving short, intermediateContinue reading “How to Plan for Retirement”

How to Order Wheelchair Parts

Your Pride Mobility power wheelchair is a sophisticated piece of equipment. While they are built to last, some parts may need to be replaced over time. Here’s how to order wheelchair parts to keep your mobility device running by replacing worn-out parts like old tires and batteries. Pride Mobility does not sell directly to endContinue reading “How to Order Wheelchair Parts”

Top 5 Accessible Costume Idea Starters

If dressing up for Halloween is your thing, and you use a mobility scooter or power wheelchair, you probably already know it can be an indispensable asset for your disguise. With a little creativity, a mobility device turns into a spaceship or a chariot, a school bus, a race car or a landspeeder. The worldContinue reading “Top 5 Accessible Costume Idea Starters”

Accessible Autumn Activities

10 accessible activities for enjoying autumn 1. Check Out a Garden Center This is probably your local garden center’s favorite time of year. It’s time to bring in all the local honey, the garlic, the corn stalks and hay bales, the craft artisans and the pumpkins. Garden centers often have themed events and free orContinue reading “Accessible Autumn Activities”

What is retirement?

Just what is retirement? Retirement is one of life’s biggest pivot points. It’s the day you go from clocking in every morning to hanging your “Gone Fishin” sign and doing whatever you please. When the time comes to collect the gold watch, retirees face two major questions: what am I going to do with allContinue reading “What is retirement?”

What are the Best Places to Retire in the U.S.?

Retirement is the light at the end of the career tunnel. The question of where to retire comes into focus as you approach that light. Plenty of people retire where they worked or near family. Others pick up stakes in search of the best places to retire in the U.S. There are a few mediaContinue reading “What are the Best Places to Retire in the U.S.?”

What is Crypton Fabric?

Why does Pride use Crypton Super Fabric? When we talk about furniture fabric, hospital-grade and peak luxury rarely show up in the same sentence. In most cases, you can have one or the other: microbe-resistant and easy-to-clean or soft and elegant. At Pride Mobility, we’re changing the game with our partners at Crypton. We thinkContinue reading “What is Crypton Fabric?”