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Our blog can be quirky, fun and educational but the ultimate goal is to bring mobility industry news to you. New product launches, differences between products, Ability Center news, and much more!
How Much Do Aluminum Wheelchair Ramps for Homes Cost? Living with a mobility disability brings more than a few challenges. Whether you're picking out your first wheelchair or trying to navigate cities that weren't built with the disabled in mind, finding the accommodations that you need can prove to be difficult. And even the home can provide...
Is the Cost Worth Renting a Wheelchair Accessible Van? Wheelchair-accessible vans provide essential mobility for people with disabilities, who make up 61 million of the US population. But whether you already own one or not, the cost to rent a wheelchair-accessible van can seem too high. Renting a wheelchair accessible van is more than just about the...
Features of Conversion Mini Vans for Those With Disabilities No matter how much of a homebody a person might be, there always comes a time when you need to get out of the house and get some fresh air. However, over 25.5 million Americans are reported to have disabilities that limit their travel.  As a result, people...
Mobility Solutions: Helping Those With Disabilities According to the CDC, one in seven adult Americans has some form of mobility disability. So statistically, everyone should at least know someone who lives with a mobility disability. Yet despite how common they are, the world at large often fails to provide proper accommodations. Housing for people with disabilities is...
Checklist for Finding and Purchasing a Child Wheelchair Child wheelchairs provide a degree of freedom for children with mobility issues. Choosing the best child wheelchair is a project of love and security. But finding the right wheelchair for your child is not easy. There are various factors that need to be taken into consideration before...
Important Guidelines for Installing a Stair Ramp Are you thinking about installing a stair ramp for a loved one? Stair ramps, also known as wheelchair ramps, are a perfect way for a handicapped individual to navigate the floors of your home and are now more affordable to build place into your home than ever before. That said,...
Things to Know When Considering a Handicap Van Rental A handicap van rental can help to simplify this process, making traveling easier. Spacious and designed with disabilities in mind, these modified vehicles are more accessible to people who deal with limited mobility. Join us as we review what to keep in mind when choosing a...
Side Entry vs. Rear Entry Handicap Vans Are you looking to purchase a handicap van, or convert an existing one to allow disabled access? Buying a reliable vehicle is only the start of the choices you must make. If you want optimum mobility, then you need to consider side or rear entry options. Both of these...
Handicap Vans for Sale: How to Chose the Best Van for Your Needs Are you struggling to find a van that's both affordable and handicap-accessible? It can be challenging to find the best van for your personal needs, which is why it's so important to do plenty of research when shopping around for handicap vans for...