Just because you have chosen to age in place, doesn’t mean that you have to be confined to your home. Mobility challenges should not leave you feeling isolated and tethered to your house. Enjoy a sense of community and expand your social life by getting out and about. Vertical lifts and wheelchair ramps can make is easy to enter or exit your house and a wheelchair lift will make transporting your chair or scooter around town a breeze. In addition, electric scooters and wheelchairs are fitted with long-lasting batteries that will make sure that they don’t run out of steam before you do. And thanks to the American with Disabilities Act, most businesses around town are accessible to the mobility impaired, so you don’t have to worry about navigating stores, parks, or museums while you spend time with your friends and family.
Explore the advantages and disadvantages of wheelchairs and scooters to see which one will be a better fit for you and your lifestyle.
Most major car manufacturers will provide reimbursement for a wheelchair lift if you are purchasing a new car. Other options include the VA, local agencies on againg, banks, and private health insurance companies.
Know the towing limitations of your vehicle and its hitch mount to avoid accidents and injuries!