Winter Sports for Wheelchair Users

Are you looking for fun ways to keep in shape during the winter? Or maybe you want to try new activities to beat the winter blues? You don’t have to limit yourself to traditional wheelchair exercises nor to being indoors for several months. There are different winter sports, both indoor and outdoor, that have beenContinue reading “Winter Sports for Wheelchair Users”

Adaptive Surfing for Wheelchair Users

Many sports have been adapted so that people of all abilities can participate and even compete in, including water sports. Whether you live near the ocean or you are looking to do something to get your adrenaline pumping while you are on vacation, surfing may not have been the first sport to come across yourContinue reading “Adaptive Surfing for Wheelchair Users”

Five Events for People with Disabilities

Whether you are an avid sports fan, passionate about advocacy, or wanting to learn more about the latest technology in mobility equipment, there are many events you can go to throughout the year. Though there are plenty that are held around the world, it can be difficult to know which ones would be worth yourContinue reading “Five Events for People with Disabilities”

Guide to Wheelchair Fencing for Beginners

Fencing has been adapted for wheelchair users and is a popular Paralympic sport. It has been a part of the Paralympic Games since the very first Games in 1960. It is governed by the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS), a federation of the International Paralympic Committee. It is a fast-paced sport that requiresContinue reading “Guide to Wheelchair Fencing for Beginners”

Adaptive Mountain Biking for Wheelchair Users

If you are looking to get into a sport, there are a few things you need to consider. One question you may consider asking yourself is: would you prefer getting involved in a team sport or a more individualized sport? Once you decide what you prefer, there are a variety of sports you can chooseContinue reading “Adaptive Mountain Biking for Wheelchair Users”

What Does a Senior Center Do?

When you think of a senior center, you probably think of a place where elderly individuals get together and play cards. This is simply not true! Senior centers provide a variety of services to seniors. Individuals as young as 50 are taking advantage of all that their senior center has to offer. From meal andContinue reading “What Does a Senior Center Do?”

Dating Tips for Seniors

Whether you’re looking for love, just feeling lonesome or want to meet some new people, dating is a great way to get out in the world and see what other people have to offer! The process of dating may seem overwhelming. If you’ve been married before or recently widowed, a lot may have changed. OnlineContinue reading “Dating Tips for Seniors”

Adaptive Snowboarding for Wheelchair Users

If you’re looking for a way to enjoy the snow and get a good workout, then adaptive snowboarding may be the sport for you! Snowboarding has been adapted for everyone of all abilities to be able to participate. However, even though anyone can go downhill, Disabled Sports USA says that people with body asymmetry areContinue reading “Adaptive Snowboarding for Wheelchair Users”

A Beginner’s Guide to Adaptive Skiing

Do you want to participate in winter sports but don’t think it’s possible because you believe that they are only for able-bodied individuals? Several winter sports have been adapted so that people of all abilities can take part. One of the most popular options for winter sports is adaptive skiing, which has been around sinceContinue reading “A Beginner’s Guide to Adaptive Skiing”

An Overview of Sled Hockey for Wheelchair Users

Sled hockey was invented in the early 1960s at a physical rehabilitation center in Stockholm, Sweden. It is a form of ice hockey that was adapted for athletes with disabilities, also known as ice sled hockey or sledge hockey, outside of the United States. By 1969, Stockholm had a five-team league that included both disabledContinue reading “An Overview of Sled Hockey for Wheelchair Users”