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Getting Started with Wheelchair Yoga for Seniors

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As we age, it’s important to maintain an active lifestyle to promote overall health and well-being. Yoga is a wonderful exercise option for seniors, offering numerous benefits such as improved flexibility, strength, and balance. However, for those who use wheelchairs, it may seem challenging to practice yoga. The good news is that wheelchair yoga is…

Suitcase Ramps vs Other Portable Handicap Ramps?

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Portable ramps for wheelchairs allow you to take that freedom of mobility you enjoy at home with you wherever you go. Unfortunately, not all homes or businesses accommodate wheelchairs and handicapped individuals. Preparing yourself ahead of time with portable ramps for wheelchairs lets you travel without worry. When the weather is nice the last thing…

The Consumer Reports Best Stair Lifts of 2023

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Stairlifts give people with mobility issues the ability to travel throughout their home without the aid of another person. It offers independence and autonomy, too. However, it’s not one-size-fits-all, so consider the pros and cons of each option and the staircase where it will be installed before you make any buying decisions. To define the…

Can People in a Wheelchair Do Yoga?

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Can People in a Wheelchair Do Yoga? Wheelchair yoga, when done right, can have similar benefits to traditional yoga methods. According to Johns Hopkins and several other institutions. Yoga can positively affect mobility, heart health, sleep quality, and overall strength and flexibility. Further, wheelchair yoga can be done anywhere since you don’t have to set…

What Are the Best Types of Wheelchair Ramps?

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What Are the Best Types of Wheelchair Ramps? The best type of wheelchair ramps will depend on your living situation and what can be installed functionally, safely, and legally. If you have multiple entrances, you might need multiple ramps. Homeowners have many ramp options to choose from. You can choose an extra-durable galvanized steel ramp,…

How Mobility Service Dogs Can Help Improve Quality of Life for Wheelchair Users

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There are many ways mobility aids can help the quality of life of a wheelchair user. You can install a wheelchair ramp, a stairlift, or provide other aids around the home, but you can also offer a mobility service dog. These are slightly different from support animals, although they can provide emotional support to the…