How Long Does It Take to Charge an Electric Wheelchair?

Ensuring you are utilizing proper charging habits helps prolong the life of your batteries and your range per charge. Your electric wheelchair is powered by two deep cycle batteries and are replenished by plugging in your manufacturer-supplied charger. How do I know when to charge my chair? Your power wheelchair will have a HUD (head’sContinue reading “How Long Does It Take to Charge an Electric Wheelchair?”

Can You Rent an Electric Wheelchair?

Sometimes, life can throw you a curveball and you might find yourself needing mobility assistance even if it’s just for a short amount of time. Thankfully, there are some options that you can explore when it comes to renting an electric wheelchair or scooter. What can I rent? When it comes to renting mobility equipment,Continue reading “Can You Rent an Electric Wheelchair?”

Can Electric Wheelchairs Get Wet?

In the real world, water is a fact of life. Weather is unpredictable and cannot be controlled. You can be out with your power chair and suddenly, a rain or snow shower hits! Plus, even after a storm is over, there may be large puddles or piles of snow in the roads or on theContinue reading “Can Electric Wheelchairs Get Wet?”

What is a Motorized Wheelchair?

When you think of a wheelchair, typically you think of a manual push chair that is comprised of two drive wheels and two  smaller wheels known as casters. However, there are many additional options when it comes to increasing your mobility. One great option may be a motorized wheelchair. Here are some of the optionsContinue reading “What is a Motorized Wheelchair?”

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?”