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Do Wheelchairs Have a Weight Limit?

August 7, 2020
Wheelchairs come in three main configurations: basic wheelchairs, lightweight wheelchairs, and heavy-duty wheelchairs. Each of these wheelchair types comes with varying weight limits. Basic wheelchairs have weight limits of 250 – 350 lbs, lightweight wheelchairs have weight limits of 200 – 250 l…

Can You Take a Wheelchair on a Plane?

July 28, 2020
People with disabilities are allowed to fly on airplanes, and airlines are required to do so free of charge. Before booking your flight, contact the airport or airlines to speak with someone who can give you the details of their specific accessibility policy. Also, remember to have the model and…

How Can You Get a Disabled Person Downstairs?

July 28, 2020
When it comes to moving a disabled person downstairs, there are several options you have to choose from. One of the conventional transportation methods for disabled people is using a stairlift or stair rail. Both of these modes of transportation come with their own benefits as it relates to how …

10 Tips for Moms in Wheelchairs

July 24, 2020
Whether you’re a seasoned pro or brand new to your chair, there’s no denying that becoming a parent comes with a slew of new challenges! Luckily, Redman Power Chair is here to provide you with our top ten tips for moms in wheelchairs. Modify Before Baby Arrives Cribs are comfy and cozy for…

How Long Do Wheelchairs Last?

June 26, 2020
There’s no doubt that buying a wheelchair is an investment. It is, in many ways, an extension of yourself and something you will be in constant contact with daily! There are a variety of factors that can affect how long your wheelchair will last, including whether you choose a manual or power wh…

Parenting from a Wheelchair

May 21, 2020
There is no shortage of parenting advice online. From “mommy bloggers” to official government guidelines, in most cases, if you have a question about parenting, someone else has had the same question before and fellow parents have already jumped at the chance to share their solutions in online f…

Electric Wheelchairs Covered by Medicare

May 12, 2020
Medicare Part B has a Durable Medical Equipment (DME) benefit that covers things like walkers, wheelchairs, CPAP machines, diabetic supplies, and more. However, Medicare has a specific process for determining coverage for each piece of durable medical equipment you need. Generally, Medicare w…

Handicap Accessible Beaches in the US

May 9, 2020
TLDR: Being handicap doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy some of the basic pleasures of life. There are several handicap accessible beaches in the US, with some of the most popular ones being South Padre and Cap Cod. These beaches offer free wheelchairs and other amenities to those who need them. …
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