International Day for Monuments

The best destinations you never knew were accessible Visiting a monument or statue for the first time is about more than just the destination. It’s about the journey, exploring a new place and spending time with the people you care about. We put together a list of some of our favorite spots to visit inContinue reading “International Day for Monuments”

National Pet Month

April is National Pet Month! Pets have become a part of our family and culture for years. From fur-babies, fur families, grand-puppies, feline-friendships, snake-sisters, bunny brothers, house hamsters and everything in between. Emotional and support animals have been crucial in the disability community and a great addition to most families. This year, we had toContinue reading “National Pet Month”

Accessible Date Night Ideas

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and that means it’s time to start planning your accessible date night. A few things to keep in mind while you are making plans: take into consideration what you enjoy doing and what your date enjoys doing. Proper planning and punctuality are key for a successful date. HereContinue reading “Accessible Date Night Ideas”

What is a Pandemic?

Every year, there are people around the world who designate a word for that year. Sometimes they choose the word based on something they want to improve or a habit they want to cultivate, such as “focus.” Others choose their word based on something they are hoping to find or gain, such as “fortune.” AlthoughContinue reading “What is a Pandemic?”

Exercising with Limited Mobility This Winter

The holidays are a special time filled with fun, laughter, togetherness and of course… lots of food. It’s no surprise that one of the top New Year’s resolutions that people make is wanting to lose weight. Inconveniently though, New Year’s Day is in January. People give up their resolutions for several reasons. Sometimes things comeContinue reading “Exercising with Limited Mobility This Winter”

A Reflection of 2020

Things I’ve Learned in 2020 The phrase “unprecedented times” comes to mind and is used exhaustively when attempting to describe the last 10 months of 2020, and for good reason! The world has suffered life-changing health, historical, racial, political and social pain. As it relates to the coronavirus, most agree that the world has neverContinue reading “A Reflection of 2020”

An Attitude of Gratitutde

The month of November represents a pleasant change in weather, vibrant blossoms and brightly colored leaves, especially where we live in the southeastern part of the country. In addition, we look forward to partaking in the activities like outdoor festivals, apple picking, hayrides, corn fields and pumpkin patches. Meanwhile, many are already dreading the taskContinue reading “An Attitude of Gratitutde”

Make Your Thanksgiving Gathering Inclusive

The holidays are an exciting time and they’re just about upon us, with Thanksgiving kicking off the season! While we have a lot to be grateful for, it’s easy to become stressed when planning holiday gatherings and lose sight of what really matters during these special times. If you have a friend or family memberContinue reading “Make Your Thanksgiving Gathering Inclusive”

Navigating the Holidays with Your Scooter

The holidays are just around the corner which means that there will be a lot of hustle and bustle for the next several weeks, maybe even months. From shopping for gifts to visiting family members, it can be both an exciting and stressful time. Having a mobility scooter is meant to be an asset, helpingContinue reading “Navigating the Holidays with Your Scooter”

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”