Features and Benefits of Lift Chairs

After a long day of work, all you can think about is relaxing. You think about sinking into your favorite piece of furniture, turning on the TV or pulling out a good book and getting lost in what you’re doing, without a care in the world. It can be difficult to find that perfect additionContinue reading “Features and Benefits of Lift Chairs”

How to Clean Your Power Lift Recliner

Power lift recliners are sophisticated pieces of equipment. In order to ensure that your power lift recliner gives you trouble-free performance, it requires routine maintenance checks. While you can perform some of these checks yourself, you may need to schedule some maintenance checks with your provider. Cleaning Fabric on Lift Chairs Whether you are theContinue reading “How to Clean Your Power Lift Recliner”

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?”

Why Buy a Portable Electric Scooter

Buying a mobility scooter is one of the best investments you can make toward a more mobile and independent lifestyle. With so many electric scooters on the market, how do you know which one is right for you? First, we suggest taking a look at your way of life. If you are always on theContinue reading “Why Buy a Portable Electric Scooter”

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?”

Toys for Children with Disabilities

ABLEDATA 8455 Colesville Rd, Ste 935Silver Spring, MD 20910-3319Phone: 800-227-0216Website: abledata.acl.govComprehensive database of assistive technology and rehab equipment, and child appropriate toys. Antoni Toys & Products for the Physically Challenged PO Box 1662University StationPortland, OR 97207Phone: 800-826-8664 Brennan Enterprizes 905 So. Perry StJohnstown, NY 12095Phone: 518-762-1045 Adapted toys focusing on children’s abilities. Constructive Playthings1227 East 119thContinue reading “Toys for Children with Disabilities”

Toll Free Numbers

AMC Cancer Information Center (CO) (800) 525-3777 American Diabetes Assn. (VA) (800) 232-3472 American Kidney Fund Info (MD) (800) 638-8299 American Liver Foundation (NJ) (800) 223-0179 American Paralysis Assn. (NJ) (800) 225-0292 American Parkinsons Disease Assn. (NY) (800) 223-APDA Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) (800) 782-4747 Arthritis Foundation (800) 283-7800 Cancer Information Service (CA) (800) 4-CANCERContinue reading “Toll Free Numbers”