Dealing with Loss, Using Self Care

September was Mental Health Awareness Month and October is Suicide Prevention Awareness month. There has never been more attention and light on these issues as the world is forced to adapt to isolation, social distancing and insurmountable loss during the global health, cultural and political crisis of 2020. Many are asking: how do we cope,Continue reading “Dealing with Loss, Using Self Care”

What is a Yellow Pumpkin?

You see them everywhere: in stores, on porches, in person and on Instagram but do you know why we carve jack-o’-lanterns? Traditions come from history and pumpkin carving has some deep roots. Decorating and carving pumpkins started in Ireland where other types of root vegetables like turnips and potatoes were used by people to decorate.Continue reading “What is a Yellow Pumpkin?”

Does Medicare Pay for Scooter Lifts?

What is Medicare? Medicare is a federally funded program that is designed to provide health insurance to people age 65 and over, as well as certain individuals with disabilities. Some of these individuals include people who are blind, totally and permanently disabled and have been receiving Social Security disability payments for 24 months, or whoContinue reading “Does Medicare Pay for Scooter Lifts?”

Finding a Compatible Lift for Your Scooter

If you don’t have a wheelchair accessible vehicle and are an ambulatory wheelchair or mobility scooter user, purchasing a lift could be beneficial for you and your loved ones. You can safely store your mobility device in your vehicle and bring it with you wherever you go. There are several kinds of vehicle lifts forContinue reading “Finding a Compatible Lift for Your Scooter”

PRIDE MOBILITY® LAUNCHES GO CHAIR® MED POWER CHAIR

EXETER, PA – The new Go Chair® MED Power Chair* from Pride Mobility Products® is now available. The Go Chair MED has a similar footprint to Pride’s popular Go Chair®, however with additional enhancements, the Go Chair MED is HCPCS coded as K0821 Group 2 Portable through insurance while the Go Chair remains a retailContinue reading “PRIDE MOBILITY® LAUNCHES GO CHAIR® MED POWER CHAIR”

SCI Awareness

A spinal cord injury (SCI) is when a traumatic event, disease, or virus damages the cells within the spinal cord and affects the nerves that relay signals back and forth from the brain and the body, resulting in the loss of normal function. September was designated as National Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Awareness Month byContinue reading “SCI Awareness”

Moving as You Age: What to Keep in Mind

Research and planning are the keys to success in many areas of life. Although you can’t factor in unexpected circumstances, planning helps you have an idea of what you want, and it gives you direction as you are moving towards your goal. You’re getting ready for retirement and are looking for your next house. MaybeContinue reading “Moving as You Age: What to Keep in Mind”

Adaptive Halloween Costumes

While it’s undeniable that COVID-19 has changed our landscape and upcoming holiday experiences, there are still ways to have fun and be festive while practicing safe social distancing during this time. One of those ways is to dress up for Halloween! There are a few great options for adaptive Halloween costumes from retailers that rangeContinue reading “Adaptive Halloween Costumes”

Navigate the Holidays with Your Power Wheelchair

Many look forward to the holidays with anticipation. Others can’t wait for them to be over. While holiday events, shopping and decorating can be fun, we also understand that they can be just as much of a hassle and can’t be avoided. We have some tips for how you can minimize stress while navigating theContinue reading “Navigate the Holidays with Your Power Wheelchair”

Features and Benefits of Lift Chairs

After a long day of work, all you can think about is relaxing. You think about sinking into your favorite piece of furniture, turning on the TV or pulling out a good book and getting lost in what you’re doing, without a care in the world. It can be difficult to find that perfect additionContinue reading “Features and Benefits of Lift Chairs”