When you or a loved one are facing mobility challenges, your home will need to undergo changes so you can maintain your safety and independence. Your bathroom is one of the most difficult areas of the home to create a safe environment. Even just standing up and sitting down in the bathroom can be challenging
An electric scooter or wheelchair can help you achieve greater mobility and independence. It’s an important investment, but choosing a scooter can feel overwhelming since there are so many models to choose from. At Hampton Roads Mobility, we have helped hundreds of people find the right electric scooter or power wheelchair for their mobility needs.
Mobility vehicles, or cars that are adapted for use by people in wheelchairs or with other mobility requirements, help guarantee more freedom for their users. These vehicles are a large investment in a more independent future, but they aren’t without disadvantages. If you are considering purchasing a mobility vehicle, read on for help making your
Physical therapists help seniors with a variety of problems: recovering from a stroke, building strength after a joint replacement and preventing falls. As part of their efforts to keep you safe, specially trained physical therapists can evaluate your home for fall risks. Falls are the number one cause of disability in people over age 65.
Throughout Hampton Roads, community and government resources are available to help you if you experience disability. From health insurance to wheelchairs for the beach, these services strive to improve the lives of all people in the region. Virginia Disability Services Agencies – This commonwealth-wide organization provides access to a huge range of disability services, including:
Almost 20 percent of the United States population – 56.7 million people – live with some sort of disability. If you or a loved one has a disability, you are not alone. An entire community of people is available to support you, sharing advice and tips for caring for yourself and loved ones. To learn
Becoming a caregiver for someone with a disability is a full-time job. You’ll need to make significant changes to your life to provide the best care possible – while keeping yourself healthy and happy, too. Learn, Learn, Learn To ensure your loved one gets the care they need, you’ll need to learn all about their
Mobility equipment can be a big investment into your quality of life. The right equipment can help you become more independent and increase your safety. The wrong equipment can be a hassle. To choose the mobility equipment that is right for you, ask yourself these questions: What is my budget? Your budget for mobility equipment
As the holidays approach, you may be preparing your home for family members to visit and stay with you. If you have disabled family members, you can take extra steps to make your home welcoming and safe for their visit. Rent a Wheelchair Ramp Stairs can present a challenge to family members in wheelchairs or
You finally have your home exactly how you want it. It’s easy for you to move independently and safely around your home. You can move easily between floors, take a bath, even cook without worrying about mobility issues. With a little effort, going on vacation and visiting others’ homes can provide you with an equally