Accessible Beaches

Accessible beaches are becoming more common in the United States thanks to cities taking on the cost to install beach mats and have beach wheelchairs available for use. With spring and summer vacation planning happening, we want to share some tips, tricks and locations of accessible beaches. Did we miss your favorite accessible beach? Tell […]

Returning to activities after a spinal cord injury

On the way to the grocery store during a camping trip in Pennsylvania, Zac Wolfe’s life changed forever when the driver of the single cab truck he was riding in overcompensated a turn causing the truck to hit an embankment and roll over. At 19 years old, he remembers going in and out of consciousness, […]

WCMX Extreme Athlete, Tony Torres, gives back with his time and resources to future athletes

Tony Torres’ passion for wheelchair motor cross (WCMX) – and giving kids access to these activities – drives him. Born with spina bifida, when Tony discovered WCMX he immediately knew he wanted to learn the sport. Inspired by the sport’s founder, Aaron “Wheelz” Fotheringham, Tony adapted his first action sports wheelchair and started teaching himself. […]

Getting to know you!

Thank you for being a part of the Wheel:Life community. Since our beginning in 2013, Wheel:Life has been committed to addressing the challenges and questions that come with living life in a wheelchair, and being a positive place to share stories and resources. We want to continue to provide content that is most relevant to […]

Abilities Expo: a community for people with disabilities, their families, and caregivers

For the cities like Houston, Texas, who are lucky enough to host an Abilities Expo, the disability community eagerly awaits this annual event. It’s like a family reunion! Disability comes in many forms; some people are born with them, and some acquire them later in life, but we must all learn to thrive with them […]

Choosing the Right Intermittent Catheter Supplier

Shopping for an intermittent catheter supplier is not like shopping for everyday toiletries. Catheters are specific to your prescription and lifestyle needs. That’s why it’s essential to work with a catheter supplier that understands your needs and is willing to go the extra mile to work with your insurance to get the catheter that best works for you.   Why is intermittent catheterization needed? […]

2021 Rollettes Experience: Shifting perspectives through dance

Chelsie Hill and the Rollettes hosted their fifth annual Rollettes Experience on the weekend of July 22, 2021. Coloplast was the Diamond Sponsor, and Comfort Medical was a proud Silver Sponsor. The three-day event took place at the Sheraton LAX in Los Angeles, California.

Why it is More Convenient to Reorder Catheter and Ostomy Supplies Through an App

Editor's Note: This article is based on a review of Comfort Medical’s mobile app, which is offered to customers for easy access to their account profile and reordering medical supplies. Let’s face it, apps have reshaped how we get day-to-day tasks done. Our devices are constantly revolutionizing and streamlining the way we complete activities. Whether […]

Fighting to Make the World a More Inclusive Place: Tina

Fighting to make the world a more inclusive place Tina is a four-time cancer survivor, and a machine runs her bladder. In 2014 she suffered a spinal stroke, which left her in a wheelchair – but Tina says that she could have suffered the stroke in her brain and died, so the wheelchair is not […]

Three Women with Mobility Challenges Share their Experiences with Motherhood: Meet Margarita

Editor's Note: This series features a panel of women with various disabilities and mobility challenges who share their personal experiences with motherhood, and resources that other women can use to overcome and cope with those challenges. Three women with mobility challenges share their experiences with motherhood For many women, the privilege of being a mother […]

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