Best Practices for Battery Life

10 Best Practices for Mobility Device Batteries If you want your mobility scooter or power wheelchair batteries to last as long as they can, you can do a few things to dramatically extend their lifespan. Battery maintenance best practices are different for sealed lead acid, or SLA, batteries and lithium-ion batteries. Pride Mobility devices useContinue reading “Best Practices for Battery Life”

Can You Take a Mobility Scooter on a Plane?

Can You Take a Mobility Scooter on a Plane? Short answer? Yes, but don’t stop reading just yet. Long answer? It takes a little more preparation and coordination with your airline. With travel season fast approaching, now’s a good time to understand how to get your mobility scooter to your destination by the rules andContinue reading “Can You Take a Mobility Scooter on a Plane?”

Will Medicare Pay for a Mobility Scooter?

You’ve started to notice some challenges getting around and the question “will Medicare pay for a mobility scooter?” has entered your mind. Deciding to get help with mobility and understanding the process of funding a scooter can be complicated. Fortunately, there is a well-documented set of steps to get you the help you need. AsContinue reading “Will Medicare Pay for a Mobility Scooter?”

What is an offboard charger?

Pride Mobility Devices Use Off-Board Chargers In a world teeming with rechargeable electronic devices, you’ve likely heard mention of off-board chargers and on-board chargers. The jargon can be a little hard to follow.  Let’s catch you up on all charger-related topics, especially those that pertain to Pride Mobility scooters and power wheelchairs. Off-Board Chargers vs.Continue reading “What is an offboard charger?”

How to Buy a Mobility Scooter

Pride Mobility has a mobility scooter for everyone.  We have full-size rugged models, sleek mid-sized electric scooters and compact portable scooters. There are also a range of prices and features across our fleet of mobility scooters. Learn more about how to buy a mobility scooter. You can scan through the many mobility scooter options here.Continue reading “How to Buy a Mobility Scooter”

Pride Mobility Accessories: Oxygen Tank Holder

An oxygen tank holder can help you reclaim mobility. For many people, Pride Mobility devices are key to maintaining an active lifestyle. Mobility scooters or power wheelchairs keep you moving. If you have a condition that requires you to use oxygen therapy, it may feel like your mobility is being taken away. Using supplemental oxygenContinue reading “Pride Mobility Accessories: Oxygen Tank Holder”

Types of Hand Controls on Power Wheelchairs

Let’s Review Different Types of Mobility Scooter and Power Wheelchair Hand Controls The hand controls on your mobility scooter or power wheelchair might be the single most important consideration when selecting a mobility device. The way you accelerate, steer and slow down must feel natural and match your ability. Your hand control position determines yourContinue reading “Types of Hand Controls on Power Wheelchairs”

How Do You Order Pride Mobility Scooter and Power Wheelchair Batteries?

Pride Mobility scooters and power wheelchairs are powered by batteries. With the proper care and maintenance, your rechargeable battery will have a long life. Just like the batteries used in cars and boats, all batteries eventually need to be replaced. Where do you buy Pride batteries in person? Pride Mobility providers sell our devices asContinue reading “How Do You Order Pride Mobility Scooter and Power Wheelchair Batteries?”

What Type of Charger Does my Pride Scooter Need?

If you’ve landed here, there’s a good chance you’re looking for a replacement battery charger. The more information you have when you contact your local Pride Mobility Dealer, the sooner they’ll be able to identify the scooter battery charger you’re looking for. Here’s what you should have ready: Scooter model name Serial number Charger typeContinue reading “What Type of Charger Does my Pride Scooter Need?”

Lap Belts for Pride Mobility Scooter and Power Wheelchairs

For most of us, clicking a seatbelt is just part of getting into a car. The simple, habitual motion gives us a sense of calm before the car starts moving. With Pride Mobility scooters and power wheelchairs, you might have the same inclination. Our devices hit different top speeds, but they all travel on wheelsContinue reading “Lap Belts for Pride Mobility Scooter and Power Wheelchairs”