What is a Folding Electric Wheelchair?

Will it fit? This is a question many of us ask before we commit to buying or ordering something new. It’s no different when buying an electric wheelchair. You want to ensure that your new mobility device fits you and the environment you will be traversing. We’ll review the benefits of a portable folding electricContinue reading “What is a Folding Electric Wheelchair?”

Where Can I Donate an Electric Wheelchair?

In recent years, selling and donating items we no longer use to consignment shops and charitable organizations has become popular. What happens when you have a used electric wheelchair that you no longer need, and you want to pay it forward? Whether you’re using a newer motorized wheelchair or the person who used the olderContinue reading “Where Can I Donate an Electric Wheelchair?”

What is the Width of a Wheelchair?

When choosing the right wheelchair for your mobility needs, it’s important to choose a model that is the correct size for both your safety and comfort. Information like its specifications, such as width, height and weight are all necessary to consider, whether it comes to navigating through your home or transporting it in a vehicle.Continue reading “What is the Width of a Wheelchair?”

How Much is a Wheelchair?

Having the ability to go where you want to, when you want to, and how you want to, is priceless. However, priceless isn’t always the most practical approach for most individuals. One of the biggest questions people often have is exactly how much a power wheelchair costs. The long and short answer is that thereContinue reading “How Much is a Wheelchair?”

Cleaning Your Electric Power Wheelchair

Electric power wheelchairs are sophisticated pieces of equipment. In order to ensure that your power chair gives you trouble-free performance, it requires routine maintenance checks. While you can perform some of these checks yourself, some maintenance requires assistance from your authorized Pride Provider. Your electric power wheelchair comes with an ABS plastic body shroud thatContinue reading “Cleaning Your Electric Power Wheelchair”

What is a Bariatric Wheelchair?

The word “Bariatrics” refers to a couple of different topics in the medical field, including both in treatment and products. This terminology addresses obesity, which refers to anyone with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or more. Medical equipment with appropriate weight capacities may be referred to as bariatric or heavy duty. Some wheelchairContinue reading “What is a Bariatric Wheelchair?”

Accessories I Can Get on My Motorized Wheelchair

Accessories are not just extra perks that you can get with your motorized wheelchair. The truth is, they can not only be helpful and convenient, but also enhance your ride experience as you go through day-to-day life. While any and all these accessories would make great gifts for you or your loved ones, everyone isContinue reading “Accessories I Can Get on My Motorized Wheelchair”

Will Medicare Pay for an Electric Wheelchair?

Medicare may pay for an electric wheelchair if you qualify. Medicare may cover the cost of a power mobility device for use in your home. Power wheelchairs are covered only when they are deemed medically necessary. To qualify, there are several steps that need to be completed.  Schedule a face-to-face examination with your doctor orContinue reading “Will Medicare Pay for an Electric Wheelchair?”

Which Electric Wheelchair is Best?

With so many motorized wheelchairs on the market, it can be an overwhelming task deciding which power chair to purchase. There are portable wheelchairs and folding power chairs, as well as full-size wheelchairs and bariatric wheelchairs. Where to begin?  When choosing the best electric wheelchair for you, it’s important to consider your needs. Everyone isContinue reading “Which Electric Wheelchair is Best?”

Where Can I Buy Motorized Wheelchairs?

When you are ready to buy a power wheelchair, it can be overwhelming in deciding where to go to make your purchase. Pride Mobility makes it easy! Ready to buy from a local dealer near you? Just follow these steps: Visit pridemobility.com Click on the Find a Local Dealer button in the upper right corner of theContinue reading “Where Can I Buy Motorized Wheelchairs?”