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?”

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?”

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”

What’s the Difference Between Front-Wheel Drive, Rear-Wheel Drive and Mid-Wheel Drive on My Power Wheelchair?

Power wheelchairs get their go from one of three places: the front wheels, the rear wheels or the middle wheels. New riders often wonder which configuration is best for them. Let’s unpack the benefits of each drive wheel type and talk about why you might choose one over the other two. Just remember, your PrideContinue reading “What’s the Difference Between Front-Wheel Drive, Rear-Wheel Drive and Mid-Wheel Drive on My Power Wheelchair?”

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?”

5 Most Rated Power Lift Recliners

You don’t have to take our word for it. Pride Mobility Power Lift Recliners are getting some amazing feedback. In fact, we’re blushing a little at some of the complementary comments real users are making to our Pride providers. If you’re in the market for yourself, or looking for a stunning holiday gift for someoneContinue reading “5 Most Rated Power Lift Recliners”

How to Find the Serial Number on Your Pride Lift Chair and Other Devices

There are several reasons you might need the serial number for your Pride Mobility device, ranging from the warranty to replacement keys. We’ll help you locate the serial number on the power lift recliner, scooter and power chair. Find the Serial Number on a Power Lift Recliner Bob and Cindy are moving into a smallerContinue reading “How to Find the Serial Number on Your Pride Lift Chair and Other Devices”

How to Order Wheelchair Parts

Your Pride Mobility power wheelchair is a sophisticated piece of equipment. While they are built to last, some parts may need to be replaced over time. Here’s how to order wheelchair parts to keep your mobility device running by replacing worn-out parts like old tires and batteries. Pride Mobility does not sell directly to endContinue reading “How to Order Wheelchair Parts”

Accessible Autumn Activities

10 accessible activities for enjoying autumn 1. Check Out a Garden Center This is probably your local garden center’s favorite time of year. It’s time to bring in all the local honey, the garlic, the corn stalks and hay bales, the craft artisans and the pumpkins. Garden centers often have themed events and free orContinue reading “Accessible Autumn Activities”

What is retirement?

Just what is retirement? Retirement is one of life’s biggest pivot points. It’s the day you go from clocking in every morning to hanging your “Gone Fishin” sign and doing whatever you please. When the time comes to collect the gold watch, retirees face two major questions: what am I going to do with allContinue reading “What is retirement?”