A team of students in Utah known as the Rec N Crew
will be going to this year’s National Wheelchair Basketball Association Championship for the first time ever. The team is made up of both guys and girls ages 11 to 18. Though the kids come from a variety of schools, the team is sanctioned like a regular high school team, meaning the players have to keep up with their grades in order to compete.
If you’re fortunate enough to have your mobility but don’t feel like walking, then check out the Solowheel
-- a new one-wheeled mobility device
. Think of it as a unicycle you don’t have to pedal, or a Segway minus a wheel and the handle.
If you have an elderly loved one living alone, it can be stressful knowing that you can’t be there to take care of them all the time. The largest cause of injury for seniors is falling, particularly inside the house. For an elderly person living alone this danger becomes significantly higher, as they’ll have no one close by to help them in the event of an accident. But this doesn’t mean that you or your loved one have to sacrifice independence for safety. Read More
For many people, growing older means a decrease in mobility. Whether problems with mobility are caused by sore joints, fragile bones, or diseases like Parkinson’s or scoliosis, they can have very real effects on the way we live. Luckily, if you have difficulty with mobility, or are unable to walk or stand for extended periods of time, there are a wide range of mobility aids available to meet your needs and help you maintain independence and quality of life. Read More
The holidays are just around the corner yet again. Many people find it difficult to shop for elderly loved ones. But fear not, JustWalkers.com is bringing back its annual Holiday Gift Guide
. The guide is full of gift ideas for any price range. It includes several of our most popular mobility devices such as rollators and canes as well as our most popular mobility device accessories such as walker trays, cup holders, cane bags and more.