Month: October 2016

5 Places for a Wheelchair Accessible Vacation

A wheelchair accessible vacation is doable but offers unique challenges.  Just because a venue totes “wheelchair accessible” doesn’t exactly mean that it is comfortably so for our loved one.  Consider a movie theater where wheelchair accessible means being placed at the bottom of the screen rendering it difficult to see the movie from the base of the screen.  Or even some bathrooms that have the nice placard saying it is accessible only to discover that the designer clearly never had to navigate a loved one through their design.  It may be ADA accessible but practically it leaves much to...

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Is a Wheelchair Vacation Possible?

After a 4300 mile road trip, I have come to the conclusion that it is indeed possible to have a wheelchair vacation.  But to have a good vacation there are some helpful pieces of mobility equipment that can make it easier. 1)  A Beach Wheelchair–I had never heard of these until I asked our hotel if they had one that existed (Sarita Hotel, Pete Beach, Florida). They are truly amazing!  They go easily through thick sand making it possible for your loved one to get right to the water.  Not all hotels have beach wheelchairs.  And in some places...

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