Resources for Caregivers
Keep Your Loved One Connected to What Matters Most
As a caregiver, you undoubtedly feel the pressure of the many responsibilities on your shoulders as you care for a loved one living with limited mobility or a disability. One of the most life-changing investments you can make is a mobility solution that keeps your family members safe, comfortable, and most importantly, together.
The process of selecting the right mobility product can seem overwhelming, but BraunAbility is here to help!
Take this short quiz to narrow down the mobility solution that’s best for you and your family.
Tristen was professional, thoughtful, caring and concerned. She understood exactly what we needed and was able to find the answer. Her demeanor was extremely pleasant and she made us feel welcome and valuable. We are BraunAbility customers and really appreciate you!
- Benna, Michigan
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Find the Best Mobility Solutions for Your Loved One
Mobility isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution, so it’s important to know what your options are when it comes to keeping your loved one mobile and on the go.
Here’s an overview of BraunAbility mobility products available to keep your family on the go together.
Turny Evo Swivel Seat
Available for installation in over 200 SUVs, trucks and minivans, the Turny Evo seat rotates outward and down to the preferred transfer height to make getting in and out of vehicles safer and easier.
PRICE - $
Pre-Owned Wheelchair Van
Consider a pre-owned or certified pre-owned vehicle that pairs the dependability and confidence of a brand-new BraunAbility conversion with the value of a used vehicle.
PRICE - $$ preowned / $$$ new
Easy Ramp Wheelchair Van
A power ramp unfolds to allow side-entry access to a partially lowered floor, and the wheelchair user is secured in the mid-row position.
PRICE - $$ preowned / $$$ new
Automatic Wheelchair Van
A fully powered door and ramp opens and deploys at the push of a button. The entire vehicle’s floor is lowered, allowing the wheelchair user to sit in the front or mid-row position.
PRICE - $$$ preowned / $$$$ new
Caregiving 101 – Resources to Make Life Easier
From making your home accessible to what to consider when buying your first wheelchair, it’s easy to have more questions than answers as a caregiver. Here are a few blogs from our library to help you along your caregiving journey.
Living With, and Celebrating, Children With Disabilities
Disabled children need special attention that other kids may not. This how-to is a start on how to help, live with, and cherish children with disabilities.
Caretaker vs. Caregiver: What's the Difference?
Are you confused about the difference between a caretaker vs a caregiver? Here's everything you need to know about these two care providers.
Sensory Bin Ideas for Kids
Check out these sensory bin ideas. Sensory bins are easy to make and provide many benefits for kids. Learn more about them here.
5 Ways to Show Caregiver Appreciation
Looking for tips on showing caregiver appreciation this month? Check out our helpful article for a bevy of ideas to use.
Elder Drivers: Is it time to stop driving?
Aging brings changes, also in driving habits. Learn how to assess senior drivers' driving ability, warning signs, & solutions for safe transportation.
HHA: What Is a Home Health Aide?
Do you or a loved one need help with activities of daily living? An HHA could help. What is a home health aide? Read on to learn more.
Paying for DME: What Is DME? Will My Insurance Cover It?
Durable medical equipment (DME) can withstand heavy use to help you complete your daily activities. Learn the answer to the question "What is DME?" here.
What Is ADA Compliant? How Do I Know If a Vehicle Fits the Bill?
What is ADA compliant? And as a consumer, how do you know whether a vehicle is ADA accessible? Learn more about ADA and your rights here.
Tips and Tricks for Renting the Best Wheelchair Van for You
If you're renting a wheelchair van, there are a few factors to take into account to determine what type of vehicle will best suit your needs.
5 Benefits of Renting a Wheelchair Accessible Van
Wheel chair van rentals may provide a convenient alternative for those who are not yet ready or able to purchase a van--or who don't need one full time.
5 Types of Wheelchair Ramps
There are many different kinds of wheelchair ramps, each with its own particular use. Learn about each of them and how to choose the best for you.
7 Qualities to Look for When Hiring a Personal Care Assistant
When hiring a personal care assistant, there several must-have qualities. This guide shows 7 qualities to look for when hiring a personal care assistant.
5 Steps to an ADA Compliant Bathroom
It is crucial for your bathroom to be ADA compliant, but what are the steps you need to take? This guide shows the 5 steps to an ADA compliant bathroom.
Portable Wheelchair Ramps: A Helpful Guide
There are certain things you need to know about portable wheelchair ramps. You can check out our guide right here to learn more.
Mobility Van Considerations for Parents
Will an accessible vehicle be right for your family? Here are some considerations to make when deciding on a BraunAbility vehicle.
Home Health Care 101: Disability Home Care
Thinking of utilizing home health care for a loved one? Take a look at this guide to better understand how home health care services work.
Tips for Grandparenting a Child With Special Needs
Be an enriching, positive influence in your grandchild's life with these tips for grandparenting a child with special needs.
5 Things to know when buying a Wheelchair
Purchasing a wheelchair is a big investment. So, which one is best for you? Here are 5 important things to know before you buy a wheelchair.
9 Ways to Create a Handicap Accessible Home
When looking to make a home wheelchair accessible, expert Rosemarie Rossetti says focusing your budget on the kitchen and bathrooms is a smart investment.
5 Advantages of Handicap Ramp Rental for Caregivers
As a caregiver, you likely need to get a ramp for a wheelchair. Click here to learn why handicap ramp rental is the right choice.
3 Questions to Ask Before Choosing Ramps for Stairs for Elderly Loved Ones
Looking to make a home more accessible? Click here to learn what to ask yourself before choosing ramps for stairs for elderly loved ones.