Bad Axe Throwing

Bad Axe Throwing

As an active long time wheelchair user, I am always on the prowl for fun, non-traditional adaptive activities to take part in around the community. Naturally, when I saw that a new axe throwing business was opening close to me, I jumped on the opportunity to participate in their opening weekend festivities. With our crazy busy lives, my husband and I try to make sure that we go on a date night at least once a week and this seemed like the perfect night out. We recruited a few friends who were skeptical (but excited!) to try Bad Axe Throwing with us.

Posted on 5/7/2019


Wheelchair Accessories You Can't Live Without

Wheelchair Accessories You Can't Live Without

As a power wheelchair user and quadriplegic, I have come to rely on many accessories; I'm sure others have as well. In trying to come up with a list of my own to share, I have to first think of what is essential for my independence and health, followed by my own personal comfort and fun. I hope you will find something you may be able to use and add to this list so that others can benefit.

Posted on 4/30/2019


How to Rent Medical Equipment When Traveling

How to Rent Medical Equipment When Traveling

When planning a trip, it may be beneficial to rent equipment at your destination instead of traveling with everything you need. Some items may be too large to fly with or to transport in a vehicle, and renting can ensure you have everything you need throughout your trip. Your hotel or cruise ship may have some equipment available, but there are medical equipment rental companies that can provide whatever you need at your destination. It only takes four easy steps to ensure you will have exactly what you need so you can enjoy your trip.

Posted on 4/23/2019


Paratriathlon: What Is It and How Can I Get Involved?

Paratriathlon: What Is It and How Can I Get Involved?

A relatively new addition to the exciting world of para-sport, the Paratriathlon first entered the Paralympic scene in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2016 and is only set to grow as more athletes develop a passion for the sport.

Posted on 4/12/2019


10 Ways to Make Easter Egg Hunting Accessible

10 Ways to Make Easter Egg Hunting Accessible

With Spring upon us and Easter fast approaching, many families will soon be planning their annual Easter egg hunt. Whether you and your children participate in your local community festivities or create your own at home, it is important to make sure that all kids (and adults!) can join in the fun. Everyone, special needs or not, wants to be included! These tips and tricks are to help make things a little easier on the children and their families that prefer some accommodations.

Posted on 4/9/2019


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