Driving offers freedom to those with mobility challenges. Unfortunately, driving itself can have challenges. In the past, pumping gas at some stations has been difficult — if not impossible — for many drivers with disabilities.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]