Understanding Spinal Muscular Atrophy, or SMA

What is Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month? Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month is like a big embrace around everyone in the world who has the genetic disease or cares for someone who has it. It’s a season of unity and camaraderie. It’s a time to celebrate the victories that science has achieved in combating aContinue reading “Understanding Spinal Muscular Atrophy, or SMA”

How mobility scooter users stay active with a pet dog

People who rely on mobility scooters or power wheelchairs work a little harder to stay active. Getting out for exercise, in any form, always takes a few extra steps. And, understandably so, mobility device riders sometimes need a little extra push to get moving. It doesn’t take long to discover that fancy new gym clothesContinue reading “How mobility scooter users stay active with a pet dog”

Accessible Brunch Ideas for Power Chair and Scooter Users

Brunch — the simple portmanteau that combines the words breakfast and lunch — is the ultimate late-morning meal. Where else can you enjoy an egg-topped burger or french toast with a side of french fries? Because it pulls from two meals, brunch has something for everyone. The time of day — late morning to earlyContinue reading “Accessible Brunch Ideas for Power Chair and Scooter Users”

Plan Your Accessible Fourth of July Fireworks

Your guide to firework displays that are accessible for mobility devices All around the country people are raising their American flags, making their cookout shopping lists and scoping out the perfect place to “ooh and aah” at the fireworks. It’s almost the Fourth of July! Independence Day is a time when we relish in ourContinue reading “Plan Your Accessible Fourth of July Fireworks”

Accessible Camping

Where can you camp with a mobility scooter? Start by reimagining the “camping trip” Can you go camping with a mobility scooter or power wheelchair? If you grew up doing any kind of camping, you might have a very specific version of what that is in mind. June is National Camping Month, so we didContinue reading “Accessible Camping”

Accessible Summer Ideas

It’s hot, it’s humid and you’re ready for the outdoors Summertime’s arrived and you’re looking for ideas to keep busy outside with your mobility scooter or power chair. We’ve got some leads for you. Let’s get right to it! Go fishing Ahh … the ultimate summer pastime. Water lapping on the shoreline, dragonflies bumping intoContinue reading “Accessible Summer Ideas”

Plan your Father’s Day celebration

Ideas for dads who use a mobility scooter or power wheelchair It’s almost time to celebrate dear old dad for all that good advice and memorable adventures. Father’s Day is June 20. Do you have plans yet? If not, no sweat. We have some mobility device-friendly Father’s Day ideas that you can still get onContinue reading “Plan your Father’s Day celebration”

Multiple Sclerosis Day

What is Multiple Sclerosis? World MS Day is May 30th There are nearly three million people worldwide living with Multiple Sclerosis, or MS. This chronic and often disabling disease comes into focus each year on May 30, World MS Day. One of those people is Veronica Gogan, a mother, paralympic hopeful and Pride Mobility scooterContinue reading “Multiple Sclerosis Day”

Accessible Beaches

What are the most wheelchair accessible beaches? Dig out the sunscreen, the unofficial start of summer is almost here Let’s hit the beach! Summer unofficially starts next weekend, around Memorial Day, and we’re already scheming about how to sneak off to the seaside for a day or two just to get away. The ocean putsContinue reading “Accessible Beaches”

Accessible Cookout Ideas

Out of all the adaptive innovations since the last three decades, the wide world of grilling hasn’t exactly kept pace. Just about all consumer grills, the kind you think of for a classic backyard cookout, are built for people to use while standing. If you want anything close to that kind of TV-commercial, Hollywood-movie-backyard-experience fromContinue reading “Accessible Cookout Ideas”