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