Information & Advice

Why is the Ignite a game changing Mobility Scooter?

Why is the Ignite a game changing Mobility Scooter?

We all know that when it comes to mobility scooters and technological innovations things never stay still for long, but when something truly different comes along we think it’s worth a closer look and really shouting about. We think the Ignite is that scooter.

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What are extra bank security checks during my online payment?

What are extra bank security checks during my online payment?

Although for many of us, buying online can be a seamless and easy experience, for some of you, you may have noticed, or being notified by your bank about extra security checks whilst making your online purchase.

The reason for this is due to the banks trying to combat online fraud which still represents a growing problem across the world, and the banks therefore wanting to make those who would attempt fraud or identity theft have as difficult a time as possible.

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Maintaining an active lifestyle this year

Maintaining an active lifestyle this year

Motivation for exercise and becoming more active can be seriously waning in the Winter months with the dark nights and colder weather, but making even a small start can reap great rewards in terms of overall health and fitness.

But how do we make that move towards getting healthier and more active and what if we are not fully mobile or have a disability?

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Why use a ramp and what are they for?
Why are more people choosing a lift seat?
Why do Daily Living Aids matter?

Why do Daily Living Aids matter?

Daily living aids, as the name suggests, are a range of mobility aids, devices and gadgets that make our daily living easier. But why do they matter and could we get on ok without them?

The answer to this question is yes, they do matter and the reason for this is based on the evidence of feedback on daily living aids received worldwide that speaks of their efficacy and how they do indeed make life easier, especially for those in later years or those who suffer from any kind of disability.

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Getting through the colder weather

Getting through the colder weather

As it gets colder during the winter months, there is no doubt that it can take its toll on our joints, and this combined with the potential for injury due to falls on ice and snow can make it an unwelcome time for many.

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Regaining your confidence to go out
What can soothe the pain of aching joints?

What can soothe the pain of aching joints?

Particularly in the colder winter months, many people feel that their joints, mainly in the arms and legs can feel more painful than usual. And it’s true to say that colder temperatures do tend to exacerbate pre-existing conditions and make the joints feel uncomfortable or even very painful at the other extreme.

When our joints feel painful, it can often inhibit carrying out the full range of activities we would normally enjoy and also make us feel much less like doing exercise or even mild physical activity.

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Why is it harder to balance as we get older?

Why is it harder to balance as we get older?

Although a reduction in the ability to balance and coordinate our limbs and movements may not affect everybody in later years, it’s still something that can be a challenge to many and sometimes an area that creates stress and concern.

There can be many reasons why balance, posture, strength and movement can be compromised, not least, the fact that as we get older, the truth is that we are maybe not exercising and using the muscles in the same way we would have been in our younger years.

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