According to The Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council (ADDPC), 11.2% of the population in Maricopa County and 15.3% of Pima County are living with a disability (2019). This community needs resources that help with daily life, like transportation services from HealthLift. HealthLift NEMT of Arizona is a wheelchair friendly ride service that allows people with disabilities to get where they need to go, when they need to be there.
Accessibility in The East Valley: Wheelchair Friendly Destinations
We made a short list of wheelchair-friendly essentials that you just can’t miss around the towns of Gilbert, Tempe, Mesa, Chandler, and Queen Creek, along with how HealthLift can take you there.
Things to Do: Wheelchair-Accessible Spring Events in Arizona
After the cold and before the heat, Springtime is just the perfect time to head out in comfort and see what the Grand Canyon State has to offer, especially for those who use a wheelchair or mobility aid. Here’s a season full of accessible Spring activities anybody can go for in Arizona!
NEMT in Arizona’s East Valley: What You Need to Know
Residents of Mesa, Tempe, Gilbert, Chandler, Queen Creek and Scottsdale that have accessibility needs may not have access to convenient transportation that caters to their wheelchair or stretcher.
Frequently Asked Questions About Non-Emergency Medical Transportation
Learn about non-emergency medical transportation, and how it could be the right resource for patients, providers and individuals in wheelchairs or stretchers.
Five Things to Consider When Arranging Wheelchair Accessible Transportation for Arizona Seniors
Accessible wheelchair transportation plays a big role in many of Arizona seniors’ lives. A resource as simple as being able to get a ride to a medical appointment or the grocery store when a family member is unavailable can make all the difference in their lives.
Best Places for an Arizona Outing With Wheelchair Accessibility
Being in a wheelchair shouldn’t stop you from going on an outing with your family in Arizona. With plenty of wheelchair-accessible venues available, along with wheelchair-friendly activities, you won’t have a problem enjoying the sights and sounds in Metro Phoenix and Tucson.
Different Types of Medical Transportation
Medical Transportation is a necessity in our community. Health events occur & prevent patients independence, options are available for transportation.
How Far Have Wheelchairs Come?
There are many advances in wheelchair technology that those with disabilities can benefit from. These advances aren’t limited to more sophisticated wheelchairs, but even the most basic of wheelchairs have had plenty of improvements throughout history.
How Do You Transport Wheelchairs Safely & Effectively?
Patients on wheelchairs needs more attention an care especially in transportation. Here are ways to transport PWD in wheelchairs safely.