Questions About My Stretto Wheelchair

I get many questions from curious people about my Edge 3 Stretto® Narrow Wheelchair with iLevel®. People ask how fast my wheelchair goes or how high it rises. I have heard it all! I hope to answer some of those questions in this blog. How fast does my power wheelchair go? I normally answer peopleContinue reading “Questions About My Stretto Wheelchair”

Paul Amadeus Lane: Telling Stories At iLevel®

“I believe that we are the ones who must write the chapters in our own book, not allowing others to control our narrative. All of us have the ability to do extraordinary things.” – Paul Amadeus Lane Everyone has a story to tell. As a broadcast journalist, Paul Amadeus Lane must find creative ways toContinue reading “Paul Amadeus Lane: Telling Stories At iLevel®”

Things I Can Do with My Edge 3 Wheelchair

I received my Edge® 3 Motorized Wheelchair with iLevel® technology on February 6, 2020.  California, where I live, was put under a shelter-in-place order on March 19, 2020. I have several disabilities and chronic illnesses that put me at very high risk for becoming critically ill if I contract COVID-19. So, I was essentially homeboundContinue reading “Things I Can Do with My Edge 3 Wheelchair”

Finding the Right Nurse or Caregiver

Living with a disability comes with many challenges. One of those challenges is finding a capable caregiver. My condition doesn’t allow me to do anything for myself, which is why I need a nurse. My doctors recommend that a nurse helps me for 16 hours a day. Why I Need a Nurse I need aContinue reading “Finding the Right Nurse or Caregiver”

J4 HD: The Newest in Single Power HD

The newest base in Single Power HD has arrived! Quantum’s new J4 HD Power Chair is now available, offering a 400-pound weight capacity and optional Q4 HD Power Tilt. This chair is coded Group 2 Single Power HD, K0837. Featuring Mid-Wheel 6® Drive Design and ATX Suspension, the J4 HD is engineered for tight-quarter maneuverability.Continue reading “J4 HD: The Newest in Single Power HD”

Celebrating Memorial Day

This year, Memorial Day falls on May 26. Originally known as Decoration Day, this holiday originated in the years after the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Memorial Day honors our fallen heroes, men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Understanding the Difference between Veterans Day andContinue reading “Celebrating Memorial Day”

Common Questions About iLevel®

When I’m rolling around in my Quantum power wheelchair at iLevel®, people take notice. Whether I’m running errands, roaming around a park, or hightailing through the city, doing so at iLevel definitely stops some people in their tracks. I like to think it’s because they simply haven’t seen such awesome technology in action. I imagineContinue reading “Common Questions About iLevel®”

See and Be Seen with Wheelchair Safety Lights

Quantum’s LED fender lights enhance the independence and safety of power wheelchair users, both in the home and out in the community. These ultra-bright and long-life LEDs give you the visibility you need at night or in environments with low lighting. Our wheelchair safety lights are switch operated and feature a slim-line fender integration. MountedContinue reading “See and Be Seen with Wheelchair Safety Lights”

How iLevel Helped Me on My Wedding Day

On October 23, 2020, I married my favorite person in the world. Our wedding was nothing like we had planned since the pandemic forced us to cut our guest list from 200 to 20, change the location of our ceremony and reception, and add video technology so hundreds of people could attend virtually. Despite allContinue reading “How iLevel Helped Me on My Wedding Day”

Friends as Caregivers

While disability comes in all shapes, sizes and diagnoses, caregiving options are more limited. Most people with disabilities will fall into one or more care categories at any given time: independent, receiving care from a family member, friend, significant other or agency. The most complex of these relationships is that of a significant other andContinue reading “Friends as Caregivers”