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Traveling with Disabilities

Posted by Bonnie Joffee on 4/27/2018 to Wheelchair Accessories
Traveling with Disabilities
There is an estimated 650 million people worldwide who live with some type of disability and because they are vast in nature, affecting people of all ages, there are many factors that go into planning a trip when traveling with a disabled person.

March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

Posted by Bonnie Joffee on 3/21/2018 to Healthy Habits
March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month
March is Multiple Sclerosis Month. MS is a disease that essentially affects the central nervous and immune system nerves. It results in the communication between the brain and the body. Because MS causes balance and neuropathy of the feet which can make it difficult to walk, assistive mobility aids may be needed.

Rehabbing At Home With Traumatic Brain Injury

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 1/9/2018 to Mobility Aids Articles and Information
Rehabbing At Home With Traumatic Brain Injury
Statistics show that approximately 1.5 million people will suffer yearly from a traumatic brain injury—80,000-90,000 of these individuals will be left with long-term or permanent disabilities. Because a brain injury affects each individual differently, recovery time and prognosis, as well as prescribed rehabilitation programs will vary widely based on how the brain was affected.

Checklist for Rehab

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 12/15/2017 to Mobility Aids Articles and Information
Checklist for Rehab

Making a successful transition is not only the responsibility of the medical staff, but caregivers and the patient, as well. Look over this checklist so that the necessary home modifications can be made prior to the patient returning home enabling them to into a safe and protective environment.

Advancements In Mobility Aids

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 12/10/2017 to Mobility Aids Articles and Information
Advancements In Mobility Aids
On many levels, you could say that we are very lucky to be living in the 21st century, especially in regards to the innovation of medical technology and equipment.

Winter Safety for the Less Ambulatory

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 10/31/2017 to Mobility Aids Articles and Information
Winter Safety for the Less Ambulatory

Winter is not too far off and with the colder weather comes ice, sleet snow and rain. And for people who have mobility issues and are less ambulatory than they used to be, the importance of staying safer during the late fall and winter months is critical.