6 Aids to make life easier for elderly and disabled people

1. Trouble Bending Down to Pick Up or Reach Things Having arthritic hands means it’s often hard picking things up from the floor, the same problem sadly comes with age but why struggle when help is at hand, for just … Continue reading

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WAV Compare: UK’s leading wheelchair car website

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Thankfully the days when wheelchair users wanting to drive had only one option are long gone, for those of you that are old enough to remember, what I am referring to is the “Acedes Invalid Car” commonly known as the … Continue reading

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Top Choices for Walking Sticks in 2016

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When most people think of walking sticks, a traditional wooden crook cane springs to mind but in reality there is an enormous choice of sticks available on the market today. A stick doesn’t need to scream “disability”. You can buy … Continue reading

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VAT Free Cars for Wheelchair Users

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You might be surprised to learn that a high percentage of disabled people in the UK are simply not aware of the VAT exemption and relief available on equipment, aids, vehicles and even work undertaken or purchased if done so … Continue reading

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Wheelchair Gym and Exercise Machine

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Mobility Shopper has been asked to look into and review exercise and fitness equipment designed to be used by wheelchair users while they remain in their wheelchair. You would think that this would be an easy task considering how many … Continue reading

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The Stelios Awards 2015 for Disabled Entrepreneurs

The Stelios Disabled Entrepreneur Award is now open for applications. In 2007, Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou set up The Stelios Award to recognise the struggles and disadvantages faced by many disabled business owners, and to reward their dedication, hard work and … Continue reading

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Dementia Activities and Products: A Positive Approach

There are currently around 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK, with an estimated 1 million people suffering from the disease by 2025. Research into dementia, its causes and cures is ongoing, with articles appearing in the headlines daily. … Continue reading

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Wheelchair Accessible Dog Friendly Holiday Cottage Review

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This is an dedicated wheelchair accessible dog friendly holiday cottage review of what we believe to be the best, most accessible and idyllic locations of a holiday cottage possibly in the UK. All of our reviews are honest and this … Continue reading

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Installing a Stairlift: Things to Consider

If mobility is becoming a problem in your home, a stairlift could be the answer. Many people turn to these clever devices when walking up and down stairs becomes a chore, dangerous or unsteady for them but just how easy … Continue reading

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Household Challenges for Wheelchair Users and the Elderly

As we get older, we may start to find that our lifelong family home is no longer suitable or accessible for our growing mobility needs. Often our homes need to be adapted to accommodate wheelchair access. In this post, we … Continue reading

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Making Your Bathroom Safe

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The bathroom is one of the most dangerous places for the elderly and people with disabilities mainly due to all those shiny smooth surfaces and the fact that wet surfaces become slippery and hazardous. Baths are especially hazardous because we … Continue reading

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Make Looking After the Home Easier for Your Ageing Parent

The hardest thing about growing old is most likely losing your independence. Some people worry about being a burden on younger relatives, while others fear ending up in a care home. Often people try to keep their independence by paying … Continue reading

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Travelling With a Disability

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It is a sad fact that around 75% of people with restricted mobility such as wheelchair users and those that have difficulties walking never take a holiday and only ever travel unless it is essential. The good news is that … Continue reading

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Importance of Diabetic Footwear

Mobility Shopper is regularly reviewing all types of mobility and health goods and aids to give you an unbiased information as well as pointing you in the direction of reliable resources for further information. We have recently been extensively looking … Continue reading

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Disabled Access Audit Review

All disabled people are fully aware of the importance of disabled access to public buildings and services such as restaurants, banks etc but are the current access audit firms out there today providing a service and recommendations that actually assist … Continue reading

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