Michael “Slinky” Slotwinski – The Athlete Inside

Ask Michael “Slinky” Slotwinski what he does, and he’ll tell you a number of his hobbies and interests. However, ask him what he doesn’t do, and he’ll have just one answer. “I don’t let life pass me by,” Slinky said. “In the past, I did a lot of sitting. Now, thanks to Pride® products, I’mContinue reading “Michael “Slinky” Slotwinski – The Athlete Inside”

Linda Bush – Enjoying Life

Life is full of challenges and Linda Bush has faced her fair share. Linda has battled breast and uterine cancer, and she has also been diagnosed with lumbar and foraminal stenosis, which causes swelling in her spine. It is difficult for Linda to stand or walk for long periods or distances. When Linda’s husband, John,Continue reading “Linda Bush – Enjoying Life”

Kendall Stier – Above the Competition

When facing a competition, Kendall Stier never backs down. As a skilled athlete, she loves to compete and doesn’t let her disability hold her back. Kendall is a twin. She and her sister, Madison, were both born premature and Kendall was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Despite her disability, Kendall is an accomplished athlete. She participates inContinue reading “Kendall Stier – Above the Competition”

Gary R: Adventuring on His Go-Go®

After 47 years of being a tool and die maker, Gary R. admits it’s hard to explain his former career to others. His work in the manufacturing industry ranged from producing containers or closures, to cell phone parts or deodorant bottles.  “It’s hard to describe the impact I have had on people’s lives from behindContinue reading “Gary R: Adventuring on His Go-Go®”

Clifton Lewis: Helping Those with MD Live the Good Life

Clifton was born and raised in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, and currently resides in Goodyear, Arizona.  Growing up, Clifton was an athlete and his passion was playing basketball, but when he was in college, he started to notice his right arm getting weaker. Two years after seeing a doctor and physical therapist, he was diagnosed with limb-girdleContinue reading “Clifton Lewis: Helping Those with MD Live the Good Life”

Mobility Scooter vs. Power Wheelchair

When considering purchasing a scooter or a power chair, you might have a lot of questions. There are many differences between motorized scooters and electric wheelchairs. By understanding these distinctions, you will be able to choose which mobility product is right for your needs. One of the biggest differences between a scooter and a power chairContinue reading “Mobility Scooter vs. Power Wheelchair”

Are Scooter Batteries Covered by Insurance?

If you use a mobility scooter, you are probably wondering if the batteries for your scooter are covered by insurance. When your scooter needs new batteries, we recommend contacting your insurance to find out what may be covered. If your electric scooter is prescribed by a doctor, your scooter may be considered medical equipment. Medicare PartContinue reading “Are Scooter Batteries Covered by Insurance?”

How Can I Get My Mobility Scooter Repaired?

If you use your motorized scooter every day and put a lot of miles on it, eventually, repairs may be needed. Whether it’s a simple repair or something more complicated, your provider can help! Regular service checks are vital to keeping your scooter running smoothly. Motorized scooters must be serviced by an authorized Pride provider. OurContinue reading “How Can I Get My Mobility Scooter Repaired?”

How to Choose a Mobility Scooter

You’ve decided to purchase a mobility scooter. This is the first step to enhancing your mobility. Yet, there are so many different types of scooters out there. How do you know which electric scooter is right for you? When choosing the right mobility scooter, it’s important to ask yourself several questions. Do I want a 3-wheelContinue reading “How to Choose a Mobility Scooter”

Research and Development

Where does it all start? When you see a car, a phone, a piece of furniture, or even a mobility device, do you ever wonder how the idea came about? We sat down with Matthew, Manager, Design Engineer, and Vinnie, Design Engineer II, to learn more about the product design journey. Matt started his careerContinue reading “Research and Development”