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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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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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April 21, 2022

Shows the logo for MS Week that's taken from the Multiple Sclerosis website

April 21, 2022

Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week

This year, Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week is taking place from 25 April to 1 May. The MS week provides the perfect opportunity for everyone to get involved and show their support.

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April 8, 2022

A huge number – 5 – takes up most of the image. The following words – Reasons Why Walking Is Good For You – are next to the number. A pair of green trainers can also be seen

April 8, 2022

5 Reasons Why Walking Is Good For You!

In today's busy world, it can be tough trying to find time to exercise. Studies have shown that even a short daily walk can have a profound impact on mental health, improve moods, increase stamina and help to relieve stress and anxiety. In this blog, we discuss 5 positive reasons why you should add walking into your everyday activities.     

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April 6, 2022

A graphic depiction of a stop watch that has 5 minutes showing on it. In the background are various grey clock faces

April 6, 2022

Choosing the Best Walking Stick For You – 5 Minute Tips!

When it comes to choosing the right walking stick, there are a few things you need to consider. Here's a quick 5 minute blog to help you work out how to get the best walking stick for you.

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April 4, 2022

The lower half of a man; his right foot is bandaged and his left foot is without shoes and socks. There are two crutches that the man is using that are on either side of him

April 4, 2022

Crutches vs Walking Sticks

If you need a mobility aid that feels more stable and secure than a walking stick does, then crutches may be for you. Crutches provide more support and are an excellent disability aid to help people get back on their feet.

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March 31, 2022

Four Easi-Grip Garden Tools alongside two images of the tools being used

March 31, 2022

Easi-Grip Garden Tools

One of the most overlooked aspects in gardening is accessibility. The Easi-Grip garden tools help to bring this hugely popular pastime to many who otherwise might not be able to participate, due to the lack of suitable garden tools.

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March 28, 2022

A stick man (to the far left of the image) and woman (to the far right of the image) are on a blue background. In between the two images is a white toilet, that has a raised toilet seat on it

March 28, 2022

The Best Raised Toilet Seats

Whether you’ve recently had a knee, or hip replacement, or just simply have trouble bending, it can be embarrassing to ask for help when using the toilet. In this blog, we discuss the many virtues and options available for a raised toilet seat.

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March 21, 2022

2 men and 2 women – all four are holding walking sticks. One man and one woman are sitting in armchairs

March 21, 2022

What's The Best Walking Aid For Me?

This handy guide will help you work out what type of walking stick mobility aid is best for you.

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March 17, 2022

A large purple star with a gold-ish – Top 5 – on top of it. Below the star are the words – Sock Aids. To the right of the star is the bottom half of a man. He is sitting in a chair and pulling up a sock via a sock aid

March 17, 2022

What Are The Best Sock Aids?

Sock and Stocking aids are a fantastic invention! I recommend the use of these dressing aids on a very regular basis for people who have difficulty dressing themselves, and the questions I am often asked include – 'Is there something to help me put my socks on' and, 'What is the best sock aid, or sock helper?'

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March 15, 2022

The Soxon Sock Aid with a red sock on it, as well as the knees and legs of man who is using the Soxon Sock Aid to help him put on a sock

March 15, 2022

Soxon Sock Aid – My Thoughts

The Soxon Sock Aid is a really convenient, popular, frustration free and invaluable dressing aid.

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February 7, 2022

A stack of old, quite thick books. The books are on a white background. The words – Real Life Stories – can be seen to the left of the column of books

February 7, 2022

How One Word Can Change A Perspective

I’m Ami Hook-Ireland and I have Ataxia. My whole life changed for the better when I got a new wheelchair. There are many disabled people that strongly feel that they could enjoy things in life if they just had the right mobility aid. 

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