What kind of charger does a mobility scooter use?

The battery in your Pride Mobility scooter powers your ride, but what powers your battery? All of our scooters are equipped with rechargeable batteries that come with off-board chargers. Just like a cell phone, your scooter plugs into a wall outlet to charge. The energy is then stored in the battery for later use. First,Continue reading “What kind of charger does a mobility scooter use?”

Scooter batteries

Learn about the batteries in your mobility scooter and where to get a replacement The batteries in your Pride Mobility scooter literally move you forward. Without them, your scooter is merely a chair with wheels. These batteries don’t get much attention — until now. We’re going to lift the shroud to give the battery itsContinue reading “Scooter batteries”

What fabric can I get for my electric recliner?

It’s a great big world of premium, comfy upholstery fabrics If your electric recliner research has brought you this far, there’s a good chance you’re closing in on a final recliner decision. Especially when choosing adaptive equipment, upholstery can almost feel like an afterthought, perhaps with good reason. It’s easy – and also important –Continue reading “What fabric can I get for my electric recliner?”

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?”

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?”

How Do I Find a Wheelchair Store Near Me?

Interested in purchasing a Jazzy® Power Chair? Not sure where to start? We’ve got you covered! Pride Mobility® is dedicated to helping those with mobility needs experience the highest quality of life. As the premier manufacturer of Jazzy Power Chairs, we have many authorized dealers around the country and the world that sell our productsContinue reading “How Do I Find a Wheelchair Store Near Me?”

Am I Ready for a Van?

Most spinal cord injury survivors who are used to driving a car aren’t too excited about switching to a modified van. “They’re too big. They’re too expensive. They’re not very sporty or fun. They’re too hard to drive.” Sound like you? If so, you may have even more reasons not to switch. Yet, increasing hassles,Continue reading “Am I Ready for a Van?”