Product Peeks Fall 2011

Article Highlights:
  • Wheelchair and walker bags
  • AJILity Lift
  • Travel wheelchairs
  • BabyHug (supportive baby blanket)
  • Myself Belts (adaptive clothing)
  • Grab and Go Vests (emergency prep)
by Quest Staff on October 1, 2011 - 11:34am

QUEST Vol. 18, No. 4

Unique wheelchair and walker bags

Creations by Pokojni makes one-of-a-kind wheelchair and walker bags with hook-and-loop straps and magnets for easy attachment and closure.

Each bag is designed with unique fabrics or embroidery to appeal to different tastes. Most bags are washable.

Prices range from $15.95 to $27.95. Creations by Pokojni, (760) 822-4534.

 

Wheelchair and walker bag from Creations by Pokojni

The AJILity Lift

Originally designed for use by farmers with disabilities who needed a way to get into the high cabs of farm equipment, the AJILity Lift also allows greater access to motor vehicles, RVs, buildings and other inaccessible locations.

The lift mounts in the back of a ½- or ¾-ton standard pickup truck and operates by remote control, maneuvering to a height of 7 feet, 8 inches and a lateral distance of 10 feet, 11 inches. The nearly $46,000 price tag includes a custom-designed platform to fit the user’s requirements. Atom-Jet Industries, (800) 573-5048

 

Wheelchair lift for larger vehicles

Travel wheelchairs

Troy Technologies has launched four travel wheelchairs ranging from a low-cost Economy model to the high-end Executive Deluxe. All the travel wheelchairs in the line can be fully customized with seat and back fabrics in a wide range of colored and patterned fabrics. Sports lovers can choose from several team fabrics for NBA and NFL football teams. The Economy model is ultra lightweight at 18 pounds, and all models come with a travel pouch in which to store them.

Troy Technologies products carry a lifetime warranty and are made in the USA. Economy model starts at $579. Troy Technologies, (877) 928-8770.

 

Travel wheelchairs by Troy Technologies

BabyHug

This innovative blanket makes holding a baby easier! Not only is it a comfortable swaddle blanket, the thick padded backing provides support for the infant’s entire body, making it useful for parents with muscle weakness or for a child with low muscle tone.

Made with organic cotton fabric in the United States, it is machine washable.

Available in khaki or sage. $64. Silly Monkey Baby, (847) 722-7444.

 

Baby blanket by Silly Monkey Baby

Myself Belts

Myself Belts feature a patented one-handed closure, making self-dressing easier and promoting independence for both children and adults. Available in sizes for children ages 2 to 10, and for adults with waist sizes from 27 to 48 inches.

In the adult sizes, the faux buckle gives the appearance of a traditional belt. Children’s belts are $16.95 and adults are $24.50. Myself Belts, (314) 863-2358.

 

One-handed closure belts for children and adults

Grab and Go Vests (emergency prep)

The Grab and Go Vest comes complete with food, water, first-aid kit, radio, flashlight and more. Made in the USA of durable cotton/poly twill, the vest is adjustable from small to extra-large and weighs just 4 pounds fully stocked.

It features hook-and-loop closures on pockets, enabling quick access to all of the essential, lifesaving items you need to have in any emergency. $74.95 (free shipping). Grab and Go Vest, (213) 505-1504.

 

Grab and Go Vest

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