The Affordable Care Act and technology may provide a new era in wheelchair design. Tomorrow’s wheelchairs look nothing like those we’re familiar with. While both manual and power wheelchairs have ergometric designs, the future of wheelchairs takes ergonomics to new heights.
The freedom and accessibility a mobility scooter provides is completely dependent upon its battery. Properly and regularly maintaining this critical component is essential to ensure not only that the scooter will operate at the speed desired, but also will be able to maintain that desired speed over an extended period of time or distance.
If you’re a veteran who has mobility assistance needs, the Veterans Administration can help. Whether you were injured in a war, or you’re one of the millions of Baby Boomers who are beginning to have a tougher time getting around, the administration offers diagnostic, prescription and financial assistance.
For those who have difficulty getting around, a power scooter can be a real life saver, making it possible to shop at stores, catch the sights at a park or simply take a breather outside. But as with any other piece of machinery, a power scooter needs routine care and maintenance. Although serious work is […]
As you age, keeping your home safe is a matter of anticipating problems before they arise. Every room has potential issues that you should take into consideration when you’re making your home amenable to your advancing needs. Survey each room for loose rugs, electrical cords and insufficient lighting.