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Ability Superstore Blog

Welcome to our blog, your one-stop resource for news, features and resources for living life to the fullest. View our articles on the latest mobility products and features with disability bloggers.

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October 7, 2022

A background of autumn leaves in traditional autumn colours. The words – Get Walking this Autumn with our Rollators and Walking Sticks – can be seen

October 7, 2022

Get Walking this Autumn with Our Rollators and Walking Sticks

Autumn is a great time for a walk however, if you're living with a disability or have mobility issues, getting out for a walk can sometimes be a real challenge. Ability Superstore can help!

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October 5, 2022

Back Care Awareness Week: How to Relieve Pain

October 5, 2022

Back Care Awareness Week: How to Relieve Pain

Do you suffer with back pain? As common as back pain is, it's also treatable. Although some back pain is unavoidable, we've put together a blog post with advice from BackCare themselves, as well as ways to help reduce or relieve the amount of pain you're experiencing.

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September 29, 2022

A group of friends enjoying cups of coffee – they are all smiling and looking very happy. Above them is the – Macmillan Coffee Morning – logo

September 29, 2022

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Macmillan Cancer Support, one of the leading cancer support charities in the UK, provides invaluable support to people living with cancer and their families. Find out how you can get involved in The World's Biggest Coffee Morning and raise money for this fantastic charity.

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September 21, 2022

An illustration of a red present that's open with bursts of white stripes coming from the open part. Two watches, a Stick 'n' Stay and a heated cushion from Lifemax can be seen

September 21, 2022

Lifemax – Presents for all Seasons

Here's a handy gift guide for some of our favourite Lifemax products to buy your loved ones this year, or for a special treat for yourself.

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August 25, 2022

A weekly pill dispenser with two compartments available for each day for addiing morning and evening pills to. There are also some pills scattered on the table top and the words – What is a Pill Dispenser? – can be seen

August 25, 2022

What are Pill Dispensers?

Do you need to take pills every day? Do you sometimes find it difficult to remember whether you took them or not? Don't worry, you are not alone. If you need a memory aid, then the Pill Dispenser could be the ideal mobility aid for you

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August 3, 2022

A young woman has a finger raised to her lips; she looks puzzled. There is a graphic speech balloon with the words – How to... ? on it

August 3, 2022

How to Use… a Bath Board

A bath board is a helpful mobility aid that will help you to keep your independence. Bridging both sides of the bathtub, bath boards give you a place to sit while washing.

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July 29, 2022

A person stands in front of the British flag with the right hand on the handle of the No Bend Pet Bowl. A cat sitting on a wooden floor is eating from one of the double bowls

July 29, 2022

The No Bend Pet Bowl – The Journey From Idea to Shop

With the No Bend Pet Bowl, it’s easy to feed your cat or small dog without bending or kneeling, making the whole process much safer, pain-free and less messy.

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July 26, 2022

The – Age UK – logo with the word – Lancashire – under it. A picture of the actual building is also showing

July 26, 2022

Ability Superstore Helps Age UK, Nelson

Age UK in Nelson, Lancashire were having a couple of issues and the team at Ability Superstore knew they could help when they visited them.

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July 20, 2022

Half of the image shows a man in a dark grey hoodie and tracksuit bottoms - he is looking at his mobile phone; the image looks very menacing. In the other half of the image is a picture of the Call Blocker machine

July 20, 2022

Tired of Nuisance Calls? The CPR Call Blocker – V10000 Can Help

If you get a lot of nuisance calls, we have something that can help. The CPR Call Blocker – V10000. Simply press the BLOCK NOW button, and that will be the last you hear from that caller!

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July 8, 2022

A photographic montage of five of the Able Life products, the (1) Floor to Ceiling Universal Grab Rail, the (2) Swivel Tray Table, the (3) Bedside Sturdy Rail with Legs, the (4) Bedside Extend-A-Rail and the (5) Bedside Safety Handle and Integral Pouch

July 8, 2022

Able Life – NEW range of Products for Independence at Home

Over the years, Able Life has invented many innovative, reliable and stylish mobility products, all with one aim in mind – to give people the confidence and support needed to be comfortably independent at home.

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July 1, 2022

The Taking Care Anywhere alarm with the same but in words

July 1, 2022

Taking Care Everywhere

It’s so important that people don’t lose their confidence due to worrying about falls and trips. That’s why we’ve partnered with Taking Care. We want to give people their independence back and help them live full and happy lives.

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June 30, 2022

Two hands reaching towards each, as though in a caring gesture. The words – July is Good Care Month – can be seen

June 30, 2022

Good Care Month – July 1st to 31st

July is Good Care Month, join us in supporting and celebrating our health care workers!

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June 27, 2022

On a dark blue background stands a 2-level gold base, on which stands a gold cup with 2 ornate handles. Surrounding the cup are some gold laurel leaves. On the cup are the words – Best Choice Commodes

June 27, 2022

The Best Commodes

With thousands of mobility aids available, how do you know which ones are the best, and which ones top a ‘Best Buy’ list? At Ability Superstore, we’re letting you know with our – What are the Best… ? articles. Today, we're taking a look at commodes.    

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June 22, 2022

A pale blue background on which is placed a sofa that has a Kylie pad on it. To the right of the sofa are three incontinence products – wipes, underwear and an urinal

June 22, 2022

World Continence Week

People living with incontinence often find that not only are they physically impacted, but that the condition can take its toll on their social and emotional well-being, too. That’s why we want to support World Continence Week.

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May 30, 2022

A yellow watering can on a white background is in front of a white pot containing a grassy-looking plant. There is a small green spade leaning against the watering can. The words – National Growing For Wellbeing Week, 6th-12th June – can also be seen

May 30, 2022

National Growing for Wellbeing Week – 6th – 12th June

National Growing for Wellbeing Week's aim is to raise awareness and celebrate all the advantages that growing and nurturing your own plants and produce can bring.

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May 26, 2022

The image shows the Elephant Feet Style Chair Raisers, the 4 inch Bamboo Furniture Raisers and a chair with the Leg-X Adjustable Chair Raisers on

May 26, 2022

What Are The Best Chair Raisers?

Chair raisers are a safe and secure way of raising chairs off the ground, but what are the best chair raisers? This is a question we often get asked so, we decided to write this blog to let you know what the top 5 chair raisers are.

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May 23, 2022

5 thin images montaged together of people holding different walking sticks – each picture is a close up of hands holding the top of a walking stick

May 23, 2022

Walking Sticks – Ability Superstore’s Definitive Guide To These Mobility Aids

Ability Superstore has put together the definitive guide to walking sticks. Here you will find the answer to any question you’ve ever had about these helpful mobility aids.    

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May 13, 2022

The Alzheimer's Society logo, along with the following words – Dementia Action Week 16-22 May

May 13, 2022

Dementia Action Week – 16-22 May

Dementia Action Week is between the 16 and 22 May. According to the World Health Organization, there are currently over 55 million people worldwide living with dementia, with over 900,000 of them in the UK.

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April 29, 2022

How To Garden With Mobility Aids

April 29, 2022

How To Garden With Mobility Aids

Spring is here, so let's finally enjoy some much needed time outdoors after the long winter. In this blog we explore how to make your outdoor space the envy of the neighbours, with some handy tips and tools for gardening with limited mobility.

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April 26, 2022

A steaming cup of tea on a wooden table; in the background is a tea plantation. The Dementia UK logo can be seen, as well as a small amount of text about – Time For A Cuppa

April 26, 2022

Time For A Cuppa – Dementia Awareness Week

This May, join thousands of others across the UK and host a – Time for a Cuppa – event to support families facing dementia.

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