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.
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.
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.
Millions of people visit the beautiful state of Arizona every year. Many of those visitors use wheelchairs, 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?
Mesa is a mighty fine place to visit for accessibility, but you’ve just got to know where to look. Here’s a little listicle of the wheelchair-friendly clinics, places, and things to go and do when in Mesa.
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.