Author: Caregiver in the Raw

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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Tall-Ette Extra Wide Toilet Seat Review

A nasty hip fracture and quad weakness made it difficult for my loved one to use the bathroom.  In comes the infamous seat riser.  I have seen these around, am familiar with them and known about them but never had to experience them.  Family members are fellow-experiencers.  It’s just the way it is. At first we tried a regular sized seat riser but it mashed against the incision site of my loved one’s hip fracture..  Then we tried this one.   Initially it seemed as if there were no problems.   But it didn’t take long for the plastic...

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