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”

Delta Tiller and other ergonomic features

What ergonomic features are on my mobility scooter? At Pride Mobility, our engineers design every device with the rider’s comfort, convenience and safety in mind. It’s an actual science. Ergonomics focuses on designing things so people can interact with them effectively and in ways that promote wellbeing. The five aspects of ergonomics are safety, comfort,Continue reading “Delta Tiller and other ergonomic features”

When and how to get your mobility scooter serviced?

How to make sure your mobility scooter keeps running smoothly You slide into the seat of your Pride Mobility scooter, ready to take on the day. Your device starts without a hitch, and the wheels glide along the ground. Everything from tiller to tires is working perfectly. Maintain your mobility scooter and it will keepContinue reading “When and how to get your mobility scooter serviced?”

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 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”

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”

An Attitude of Gratitutde

The month of November represents a pleasant change in weather, vibrant blossoms and brightly colored leaves, especially where we live in the southeastern part of the country. In addition, we look forward to partaking in the activities like outdoor festivals, apple picking, hayrides, corn fields and pumpkin patches. Meanwhile, many are already dreading the taskContinue reading “An Attitude of Gratitutde”