Aging & Caregiving Support from Peer Experts

Check out our latest articles on aging and caring for elderly parents, with coping tips, support, advice, and life hacks from peer experts. Here at The Ability Toolbox, you can learn from seniors and caregivers like you who understand what you’re going through.


How to Buy a Cheap Used Wheelchair (or Even Get One for Free!)

If you need help getting around, this guide can help you buy a used wheelchair, or even find a free one, so you can enjoy greater mobility and independence. ...

The Lightest Folding Electric Wheelchair for Travel

If you have limited mobility, a folding electric wheelchair can empower you to be active in your community, go on cruises, and even travel by air wherever you ...

How to Repair a Broken Power Wheelchair at Home

If you or a loved one uses a power wheelchair, you probably worry about it breaking down and leaving you stranded while waiting for your durable medical ...

How to Find a Good Durable Medical Equipment Provider

If you have a disability and need a wheelchair or other mobility device, finding the right durable medical equipment provider is critical to ensuring your ...

Should I Buy a Wheelchair Out-of-Pocket or Use Insurance?

If you have a disability or you're aging and need help getting around, you may be considering using a wheelchair. Many people immediately assume their health ...

How to Get Your Health Insurance to Pay for a Power Wheelchair

These tips can help you get your health insurance to pay for a power wheelchair so you can enjoy greater mobility and independence. In this guide, written by a ...

Making Sense of Power Wheelchair Groups and Insurance Classifications

If you're a power wheelchair user, or you're considering getting an electric wheelchair for yourself or someone you love, chances are you'll have to interact ...

Types of Electric Wheelchairs: Which One Is Right for You?

If you’re trying to decide which kind of power wheelchair is right for your needs, you're in the right place! So many people just accept whatever the medical ...

7 Signs You May Need a Power Wheelchair

Power wheelchairs are an essential mobility aid for millions of people with disabilities worldwide. Whether you're going grocery shopping, spending time with ...

What Is Ableism? Understanding Disability Discrimination & Prejudice

If you or someone you care about has a disability, you've probably experienced or witnessed ableism. Here's what you need to know about it, and what you can do ...

How Systemic Ableism Is Built Into Society, and What We Can Do About It

If you or someone you care about has a disability, you've probably quickly figured out that the world wasn't built with disabled people in mind. In fact, it ...

Let’s Bust These 6 Disability Myths That Are at the Root of Ableism

Ableism -- prejudice against people with disabilities -- is rooted in disability myths and historical stigmas, some of which date back hundreds or thousands of ...

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