Winter Safety For Mobility Scooters & Wheelchairs

Winter Safety For Mobility Scooters & Wheelchairs Most people have a love/hate relationship with winter weather. As a mobility scooter or wheelchair user, the snowfall, freezing rain, icy sidewalks and pathways can turn into a serious situation quickly. Taking steps to assure you are safe is essential to getting through winter successfully. Winter accidents include power wheelchair users getting stuck in the snow, slipping on the ice, difficulty ascending inclines/ramps, cold hands while using controls or pushing rims, and frozen wheelchair/scooter

The Accessible Home: Bathroom Safety

The Accessible Home: Bathroom Safety Many Americans choose to age in their own homes where they are familiar with their environment.  People of all ages value their ability to live independently and remodeling a bathroom in preparation for home healthcare or retirement will ensure convenience and safety. Here are some things that homeowners can do to adapt their bathrooms and improve accessibility so it is safer for anyone with limited mobility or physical impairments to use: Remodel the bathroom on the main