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.
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?
Sometimes, accidents happen. For the most part, we get lucky enough to get away with a few scrapes and bruises. But for those who end up with injuries serious enough to have to use a wheelchair or mobility aid to get around, the road to recovery may be a long and difficult one.
Everyone deserves a memorable Valentine’s Day, especially individuals who utilize wheelchairs. With plenty of spots in Arizona that are wheelchair-friendly and with HealthLift’s accessible vans, there’s no reason not to go on a romantic escapade.
Looking after someone living with a disability can be demanding at times. The right resources & tools can make all the difference.
It can be intimidating and rather tricky to get to all your appointments in a wheelchair. But what if we told you that it doesn’t have to be a complicated affair?
While there are a few wheelchair-friendly options for transportation around Phoenix and Tucson, public transportation for the most part is unreliable. The greatest resource individuals with mobility issues and disabilities can benefit from is a professional transportation company designed for catering to wheelchair, scooter and stretcher needs.
The Tucson Gem Show has been a community staple for local artisans, business owners, and traders. However, due to the pandemic and strict safety laws, the much-anticipated event had to be put on hold in 2020. This year, as restrictions ease up, the event returns for a fantastic four-day experience.
Public transportation has evolved throughout the years to accommodate wheelchair patients who need to get to their destination. It’s not the most convenient option out there, though, and when there’s simply no one to drive wheelchair users around, there’s always the option to book non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT).
Phoenix, AZ has grown to be a fairly accessible city to live in, with resources and programs put in place to aid the senior community and those with disabilities. We take a closer look into the city’s accessible transportation options and how well they provide for individual needs.