Unlike conventional medical transportation, you can use NEMT for various non-emergency situations such as doctor’s appointments, therapy sessions, treatments, and many other needs. You can even utilize it for a trip to the grocery store, leisure activities, and visiting family and friends!
Some medical conditions can render passengers unable for air travel, and this can severely affect their quality of life, especially when they need periodic medical checkups that require long-distance travel.
Nowadays, there are a variety of transportation options specifically catered to seniors. HealthLift offers them the right balance of convenience, accessibility, and provides them with professional and personal solutions for their special needs.
According to the Center on Disability, Arizona’s population of people with disabilities is 12.6%, while Phoenix has 10.2% and Tucson with 15.0%. While these numbers look small, they represent a whole demographic of people that need special assistance especially when it comes to accessible transportation.
Traveling doesn’t have to be as difficult as it is for people with medical conditions. That’s why HealthLift has services that can take passengers out of state to get them to their specialists or just to see family and friends.
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.
It can be a challenge for people with disabilities to get to their regular check-ups and other routinary preventive medical care because of travel limitations. It can be hard to fit a mobility aid in a regular taxi cab, and it is definitely a struggle to travel on a stretcher with a private car.
Millions of people visit the beautiful state of Arizona every year. Many of those visitors use wheelchairs, motorized scooters and other mobility devices. What’s the best way to get from point A to point B when you’re in The Metro Phoenix and Tucson areas? What is Arizona’s trusted wheelchair accessible van service?