Whether you are new to using a wheelchair or have used a chair for years, you may be facing health challenges like depression or obesity. These conditions, which affect many Americans, are commonly reported by wheelchair users. These conditions can hurt your quality of life and impact your overall health. By living a healthy lifestyle,
From physical health to emotional health, it's important to be healthy. Hampton Roads Mobility offers several tips to help you be healthy. From tips for wheelchair users to stay active in their wheelchairs to ideas to help you care for your loved one living with a disability, we invite you to read through these blog posts to get ideas for how you can improve your overall health.
A stroke is a life-changing event that can affect both your neurological and physical health. Facing physical disability after a stroke can be difficult, but you can take steps to improve your recovery and adjust to changes in your body. Participate in Physical Therapy Physical and occupational therapy can help you rebuild strength, balance and
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