Choosing the wheels of your dreams
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...
Your battery system is the fuel tank of your power wheelchair. The fuel it carries is an electrical charge, which needs to be kept full so it can operate.
Wheelchair and scooter batteries are called deep-cycle batteries, meaning that they require constant discharging and recharging. (By contrast, the battery that starts the engine of your car recharges itself as you drive.)
I know a woman who owns 85 pairs of shoes. She has a selection of shoes to go with every outfit — shoes for walking, jogging, running, dancing, hiking and just hanging out by the pool or in the yard.