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”

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”

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”

A Wheelchair Backup Sensor for Power Chair Users

When it comes to enjoying full independence, power chair users need peace of mind when operating their power wheelchairs in the home and around their communities. Safety and visibility are absolutely paramount. Individuals living with certain conditions such as muscle weakness or a spinal cord injury, may struggle to see what’s going on behind them.Continue reading “A Wheelchair Backup Sensor for Power Chair Users”

People with Disabilities and Vaccinations

For some people with disabilities, it has been a bit difficult to get vaccinated. While living in Wyoming, it has been easy to stay safe and isolated in my small town. I am scheduled to get my vaccine on Wednesday. Here is some information to help you understand some of the tips or procedures thatContinue reading “People with Disabilities and Vaccinations”

Celebrating Women’s History Month

Since 1987, Women’s History Month has been observed annually during the month of March. We celebrate and honor women’s contributions to history, science, culture and society. It’s important to mention that women should be celebrated every day of the year, not just during March. Read on for some great content that pays tribute to manyContinue reading “Celebrating Women’s History Month”

Lifestyle Guide for Narrow Motorized Wheelchair Users

If you’ve recently purchased the Edge 3 Stretto® Power Wheelchair or are in the process of researching and obtaining a new narrow motorized wheelchair, you probably have lots of questions. Check out this helpful guide of lifestyle articles and important information on how the Stretto can help improve your independence at home. Accessible Homes andContinue reading “Lifestyle Guide for Narrow Motorized Wheelchair Users”

Celebrating Valentine’s Day During COVID

It’s officially February, so you know what that means. It’s time to start planning your Valentine’s Day! Whether you are single, dating or married, there is a lot of pressure on making Valentine’s Day romantic, magical and unforgettable. Of course, COVID-19 has really put a wrench in potential celebrations on February 14. Nothing screams romanceContinue reading “Celebrating Valentine’s Day During COVID”

Practical Gifts for Wheelchair Users

Gift giving is a skill. While some people never seem to have an issue picking out the perfect gift, others are at a complete loss. With inventions like the internet, you can find gift guides geared towards any kind of receiver. At Quantum Rehab®, we believe that some of the best gifts you can giveContinue reading “Practical Gifts for Wheelchair Users”

Accessible Homes and Narrow Wheelchairs

Are you looking for a new place to live? Perhaps you’re thinking of downsizing to a smaller house or you want to upgrade to a nicer apartment. Whatever the reason, relocating to a new place to live can be challenging for motorized wheelchair users. We can help! Read on for some helpful information, as wellContinue reading “Accessible Homes and Narrow Wheelchairs”