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.
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.
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!
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.
Learn about non-emergency medical transportation, and how it could be the right resource for patients, providers and individuals in wheelchairs or stretchers.
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.
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.
Medical Transportation is a necessity in our community. Health events occur & prevent patients independence, options are available for transportation.
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.
Patients on wheelchairs needs more attention an care especially in transportation. Here are ways to transport PWD in wheelchairs safely.