choosing a wheelchair

posted on July 1, 2010 - 11:07am
After 25 years of marriage, my husband, the man who vowed to love me forever, dumped me on Fifth Avenue in New York. I was riding in a manual wheelchair and Jim was pushing me. The light turned green and he shoved my chair into the crosswalk. In an instant, I tumbled headfirst into the intersection and landed in the street. Before the light changed, several people picked me up and plopped me back...

Choosing the wheels of your dreams

posted on March 1, 2007 - 11:18am
QUEST Vol. 14, No. 2
Do you want your mobility device to share long strolls on the beach with you, or quiet evenings at home? Should it be practical, or are looks more important to you? Deciding whether you want a manual or power wheelchair or a scooter isn’t quite as complex as choosing a mate, but it does involve many factors. When you select a set of wheels, you undertake a costly, long-term partnership that may...