Ability Center Blog

Our blog can be quirky, fun and educational but the ultimate goal is to bring mobility industry news to you. New product launches, differences between products, Ability Center news, and much more!

Shopping for the right wheelchair van for sale is a process that requires a lot of effort and consideration. A wheelchair van isn’t a one-size-fits-all mobility product and finding a van that can safely hold more than one chair can be a little tricky. It’s a good idea to start your search by looking at…

Shopping for your first wheelchair van can be a slightly intimidating experience – with so many options, how can you be sure you’re investing in the one that will fit your needs and keep you safe in the long-term? We’re here to help you find the perfect van that’ll fit your needs, lifestyle and budget….

Hand controls and driving aids are the perfect mobility solutions for those who are looking for mobility independence. With the use of modern technology, you can get behind the wheel and hit the road with ease. How do you know which driving aids and electronic hand controls for disabled drivers are right for you? Ability…

Finding your perfect wheelchair, ramp or wheelchair van is all about finding the perfect fit for your personal needs and lifestyle. You need to know that your wheelchair has the right dimensions, your ramp fits your transportation needs and your van will safely get you where you need to go every time. It’s not a…

Preventative maintenance plays an important part in the continued trouble-free operation of your wheelchair-accessible vehicle. Just like regular maintenance — such as oil changes — keeps your car running smoothly, performing routine wheelchair van service and repair on your mobility equipment helps prevent problems that could take you off the road. Additionally, maintaining a preventative…

Celebrate Father's Day with Social Distancing 2020 is different for many reasons but mostly because of the devastating pandemic of Covid-19.   As we think about our amazing fathers, many of them may be in the high-risk category, we can still make their Father’s Day as special as ever.   Practice social distancing while still saying “I...
2020 is different for many reasons but mostly because of the devastating pandemic of Covid-19.   As we think about our amazing fathers, many of them may be in the high-risk category, we can still make their Father’s Day as special as ever.   Practice social distancing while still saying “I Love You”. Play an Online Game...

When purchasing a wheelchair accessible vehicle, there are many things to consider. From vehicle size and type, to front or rear entry and conversion options, finding the right vehicle takes time, research, and ideally the opportunity to test drive a handicap van or two. While your accessible vehicle search likely starts online, the best way…

Finding a wheelchair ramp for your van or home that suits your needs isn’t a one-size-fits-all decision. With so many manufacturers on the market, how do you find the right option? The first step is making sure you have all the necessary information about your chair’s specs. Next, you’ll need look into the exact location…