What are Flat-Free Tires?

Why do mobility devices have different kinds of tires? Pneumatic tires vs. Flat-free tires Looking at a lineup of Pride Mobility devices, the different sizes, shapes and tire configurations are sure to stand out. Closer inspection reveals that some tires are filled with air while others are solid. Some are filled with foam and othersContinue reading “What are Flat-Free Tires?”

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”

How do I get a spare key for my Pride mobility scooter?

We won’t ask you how you lost your mobility scooter key. We’re just going to focus on making sure you get a new one. In fact, we’ll probably give you the benefit of the doubt. We’ll assume that you’re being proactive and buying a spare key just in case something happens to the one youContinue reading “How do I get a spare key for my Pride mobility scooter?”

International Dance Day

Start a dance revolution from your mobility scooter Brush off your sprinkler! No, it’s not time to water the lawn. It’s time to break out some beloved, accessible moves for International Dance Day. (Oh, and keep reading for a dance tutorial that relies heavily on the goofy, arm-pumping move known as “the sprinkler.”) Celebrities likeContinue reading “International Dance Day”

Accessible Spring Activities

You have probably looked outside and noticed that the weather is getting nicer and the days are getting longer; it’s spring! It’s also the perfect time of year to  get outside more and do some accessible spring activities for you and the whole family. Accessible Hiking A springtime activity that you may not think ofContinue reading “Accessible Spring Activities”

Veronica Gogan: Riding in Victory

Much of life is about being able to adapt to huge, unexpected changes. In 2004, Veronica Gogan was diagnosed with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. While she’s had to make some adjustments to her lifestyle, her diagnosis hasn’t stopped her from living her best and pursuing her dreams. Veronica found a solution with a mobility scooter. InContinue reading “Veronica Gogan: Riding in Victory”

What is a Yellow Pumpkin?

You see them everywhere: in stores, on porches, in person and on Instagram but do you know why we carve jack-o’-lanterns? Traditions come from history and pumpkin carving has some deep roots. Decorating and carving pumpkins started in Ireland where other types of root vegetables like turnips and potatoes were used by people to decorate.Continue reading “What is a Yellow Pumpkin?”

SCI Awareness

A spinal cord injury (SCI) is when a traumatic event, disease, or virus damages the cells within the spinal cord and affects the nerves that relay signals back and forth from the brain and the body, resulting in the loss of normal function. September was designated as National Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Awareness Month byContinue reading “SCI Awareness”

Moving as You Age: What to Keep in Mind

Research and planning are the keys to success in many areas of life. Although you can’t factor in unexpected circumstances, planning helps you have an idea of what you want, and it gives you direction as you are moving towards your goal. You’re getting ready for retirement and are looking for your next house. MaybeContinue reading “Moving as You Age: What to Keep in Mind”

Adaptive Halloween Costumes

While it’s undeniable that COVID-19 has changed our landscape and upcoming holiday experiences, there are still ways to have fun and be festive while practicing safe social distancing during this time. One of those ways is to dress up for Halloween! There are a few great options for adaptive Halloween costumes from retailers that rangeContinue reading “Adaptive Halloween Costumes”