Working from home has a slew of awesome perks—you get to start your day when you want, wear whatever you want, and take breaks whenever you want. You can blare music when you want to, or toil away for hours in silence without listening to your co-worker’s chatter. But it’s important to carve out a… Continue Reading Creating an Accessible Home Office
Sometimes illness, injury, condition, or age requires us to outfit our homes with accessible features so you or a loved one can live comfortably even after a significant life change. Whether you’re adding new features to your own home or assisting a friend or relative, there are many low-cost ways to make a home wheelchair… Continue Reading 5 Ways to Make Your Home Wheelchair Accessible
Moving to a new residence is a stressful feat for anyone, but seniors and people with disabilities may face additional challenges. However, having the right strategy in place will result in smooth sailing for you and your loved ones. Addressing cost management, researching disability insurance, and hiring the right moving company will lift some of… Continue Reading Tips for a Smooth Moving Experience If You’re Elderly or Disabled
First stop on our cruise was Dubrovnik in Croatia. Unfortunately most of the shore excursions arranged by cruise lines do not include accessible transport. An exciting exception has been Alaska where Juneau, Ketchikan and Anchorage all had accessible coaches and we even went up to the Taku Glacier by helicopter from Juneau. The helicopter had a… Continue Reading Cruising with a wheelchair – Venice to Katakolon
For the most part, vending machines can be hard to use in a wheelchair. The buttons to order an item are often too high. And then if you can order something, it comes out at the bottom. So, when I went out today I was very excited to see a wheelchair accessible vending machine! … Continue Reading A Wheelchair Accessible Vending Machine!
I have always wanted to visit Japan’s most important religious site – The Grand Shrine at Ise. It is dedicated to Amaterasu Omikami, the sun goddess and ancestor to the Imperial Family. The only problem is it is really far from Tokyo! 3.5 hrs by train! But it is worth it! The shrine is actually… Continue Reading Visiting The Grand Shrine at Ise in a Wheelchair