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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…

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,…

Wheelchair Pressure Sores: Benefits of Massage Therapy for Wheelchair Users

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Wheelchair pressure sores happen to many wheelchair-bound individuals, whether it’s temporary or permanent. Users develop sores when there is constant pressure on one spot, and it can cause a slew of other issues—including infections. So, it’s no surprise sitting in a wheelchair all day might become uncomfortable or lead to sores. Learning how to prevent…

Dementia and Balance: Why Does Dementia Affect Mobility?

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While people discuss the mental effects of dementia, mobility often takes a backseat in the conversation.  Vascular dementia and mobility go hand in hand. Simply put, the disease affects the entire brain, and your brain assists in the control of movement. So, prepare yourself and your loved ones with knowledge and assist them along the…

Halloween Costumes for Children in Wheelchairs

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Halloween and autumn are full of fun for kids—apple picking, train rides, trick-or-treating, and more. If you’re headed to a trunk-or-treat or you’re taking the kids out door-to-door trick-or-treating, finding the right costume is always paramount. However, costumes for children in wheelchairs can sometimes be tough to find.  There are many wheelchair costumes for kids…