Celebrate National Wellness Month

Everyone wants to be well, but what does that really mean? As National Wellness Month comes to an end, let’s look at the idea of wellness and how you can apply it to your life. Since the term wellness has taken a greater position in the public lexicon, the definitions range from straightforward to hippyContinue reading “Celebrate National Wellness Month”

The Importance of Eyecare

6 reasons you shouldn’t skip your next eye exam We want the Pride Mobility community of riders to keep moving forward, with their eyes on the road ahead. Apart from maintaining a balanced diet, with enough omega-3 fatty oils, keeping your bi-annual eye exam is the absolute best way to preserve your vision. It’s notContinue reading “The Importance of Eyecare”

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”