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coyotes sled hockey, Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix Coyotes Sled Hockey: A Thrill To Watch, A Thrill To Play

The arena is filled with energy and excitement as the players take their places. The puck hits the ice, and sticks begin to clash. There’s no adrenaline rush quite like that of watching and playing ice hockey — especially when it’s our home team in Phoenix, the Coyotes.  

mobility assistance from the va, Phoenix, Arizona

You’re A Vet? How To Get Mobility Assistance From The VA

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.

wheelchair user's guide to holiday eating, Phoenix, Arizona

A Wheelchair User’s Guide To Holiday Eating: Too Many Calories Go Straight To The Waist

The holidays — they wouldn’t be that most wonderful time of the year without the food, would they? The cookies, the drinks, the candy, all those parties with the savory munchies. It’s hard to resist each and every treat. Unfortunately, it’s necessary to exercise some discipline, especially if you’re a wheelchair user.

staying healthy in a wheelchair, Phoenix, Arizona

Staying Healthy In A Wheelchair: Keep The Flu From Getting To You

Nobody wants to get a cold or the flu. But when you’re in a wheelchair, a cold or the flu can be especially problematic. Your lungs and bronchial tubes are harder to keep clear than the average person’s. And you run the risk of developing pneumonia. So it’s important to do everything you can to […]

holiday shopping in a wheelchair, Phoenix, Arizona

Holiday Shopping In A Wheelchair: 5 Tips For A Stress-Free Outing

Shopping during the holiday season is stressful for most people. When you’re in a wheelchair, it can be even more stressful. But there are ways to make holiday shopping in a wheelchair more manageable. Here are five ways to take some of the stress out of your holiday shopping trips.

wheelchair armrests and footrests, Phoenix, Arizona

Wheelchair Armrests And Footrests: When You’re On The Computer A Lot

Using a wheelchair isn’t as limiting as it used to be. Thanks to advances in computer technology, there are more educational and work opportunities available to wheelchair users than ever before. Heavy use of a computer while using a wheelchair does, however, present some unique challenges. Wheelchair armrests and footrests can make the difference between […]

accessible travel, airport screening, Phoenix, Arizona

Accessible Travel: Have Questions About Airport Screening? Contact TSA Cares

As much as you look forward to reaching your destination, having a mobility issue can take some of the pleasure out of traveling. Navigating airports can be a hassle, and going through screening can seem overwhelming. For that reason, the Transportation Security Administration has established a help line, TSA Cares, for travelers with disabilities and medical […]

when you're in a wheelchair, Phoenix, Arizona

When You’re In A Wheelchair: 5 Health Issues You Want To Avoid

When you’re in a wheelchair, it’s important to look after your overall health. Getting around can be hard enough. You don’t want to have to contend with any secondary health conditions. Here are five potential risks to your health that you should guard against.