Navigating Around a Large City in a Complex Rehab Chair

Navigating Around a Large City in a Complex Rehab Chair

Traveling around the city in a wheelchair comes with obstacles. These obstacles shouldn’t stop you from getting outside the house, heading out to the city, and getting done what you need to do, however. Wheelchair accessible travel is possible, so don’t let your wheelchair limit you from doing everything that everyone else is able to do.

You might feel overwhelmed, anxious, and a bit nervous to go out into the city when you’re not sure how wheelchair-friendly it’ll be. These feelings are normal. Once you’re able to learn how to tackle the big city in your wheelchair, however, you’ll be able to navigate through any city you want.

To get some insider tips on how to take over large cities in your wheelchair, here’s our complete guide to everything you need to know. Continue reading “Navigating Around a Large City in a Complex Rehab Chair”

How to Make Your Bedroom More Wheelchair Accessible

How to Make Your Bedroom More Wheelchair Accessible

One-third of all non-fatal injuries suffered by the elderly in the U.S. occur due to a fall. Keeping your home well lit, free from hazards, and designing your space with safety in mind can go a long way toward reducing the likelihood of falling.

The reasons why people need a bedroom designed for accessibility aren’t just related to age, but the need for accessibility as well. Bedrooms are typically a private space. Making a bedroom more accessible helps retain your privacy by making it easier for you to maneuver in your room on your own.

Because your bedroom is your sanctuary and your personal space, your comfort and ease in moving around in your room are vital to your well-being. Everyone needs downtime and a place to get away from it all, but it is hard to relax if you don’t feel comfortable and at peace.

Want to increase the feeling of wellbeing while spending time in your bedroom? Here’s our list of tips for making your bedroom safer and more accessible.  Continue reading “How to Make Your Bedroom More Wheelchair Accessible”

How to Adapt Your Kitchen to Make it Wheelchair Accessible

There were nearly 40 million disabled Americans, or 12.6% of the population, in 2015. However, less than 1% of homes are wheelchair accessible.

Because there are so few accessible homes in America, you will most likely need to transform the home you have. Of all the rooms in your house, the kitchen is the area that will need the most work.

Don’t worry, it’s not as hard as it sounds.

Whether you’re remodeling the entire room, or just making it more disabled-friendly, there are plenty of things to keep in mind.

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