Your Guide to Flying with a Mobility Device

Your Guide to Flying with a Mobility Device

Even though going on vacation can be a lot of fun, air travel can be extremely stressful.

In fact, 73% of Americans believe they are travel cursed due to stressful experiences they’ve had involving air travel.

However, as stressful as air travel is for the average American, it can be even more stressful if you need to travel by wheelchair.

Not to worry though, while flying with a wheelchair can add some extra stress, it doesn’t have to be that way.

Check out this guide to learn some great air travel tips when flying with a wheelchair.

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Which Style of Wheelchair is Right for You?

Around 3.3 million Americans use a wheelchair, with a further 10 million people relying on walking aids such as canes and crutches.

If mobility is becoming difficult for you, considering buying a wheelchair could be your best option. From manual wheelchairs, to motorized power chairs, these mobility devices can help improve your quality of life and give you more independence.

However, with various styles to choose from, it’s important that the wheelchair you go with suits your particular needs.

Here is a handy guide on mobility devices to help you decide which style is right for you.

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How Does a Power Rehab Wheelchair Work?

When you’re facing a physical challenge or disability, your wheelchair can be a great mobility tool. It gives you freedom of movement that you previously did not have.

Knowing how to pick the right mobility assistance devices can be valuable, as it can aid in improving your quality of life.

With the right rehab technology, complex rehab wheelchairs are a great option. They offer supreme comfort and ease, but many people wonder how a rehab wheelchair actually work?

In this guide, we give you an answer to this question.

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Make A Bathroom Wheelchair Accessible

Adapted Bathrooms: A Guide to Making A Bathroom Wheelchair Accessible

Did you know that 26% of all Americans deal with some form of disability each day?

Each day many persons with disabilities have to struggle with housing that is inadequate to meet their needs. Thanks to modern solutions, such as power chairs and the Medicare federal health provision, disabled people are more mobile than ever before.

If you or someone you know uses a wheelchair, what can you do to make a house more suitable for the needs of a wheelchair user? Even small changes can make a profound change in their lives. In many cases, it can give them greater independence.

Check out our five steps to making a bathroom more wheelchair accessible.

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Wheelchairs and Vacations

Accessible Tourism Tips When Planning Your Next Vacation

We live in a world that is structured to meet the needs of able-bodied individuals. However, that doesn’t mean that people with disabilities can’t travel the world and make their dreams into a reality.

It only means that these folks will need to use accessible tourism strategies for making the most of their vacation.

There are many disabilities that one can have, but no disability should hold the individual back. So, if your friend, child, or spouse has a disability, then take their travel wishes seriously.

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Activities for Those With Disabilities

The Best Activities for People with Disabilities

About 12.8% of individuals in the United States have some type of physical disability.

No matter who you are, there are things you can do that are enjoyable!

Do you need to come up with some activities for people with disabilities?

If so, here are some fun ideas! There are plenty of games and hobbies that are adaptable, or able to be done by every person, even if they suffer from a disability.

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