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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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March 4, 2021

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March 4, 2021

World Book Day 2021

There are so many international days that they do tend to wash over you like annoying adverts on the telly. We know they are on, but we just ignore them and move on. However, anything that encourages children and adults to read is, in our opinion, a worthy cause. So, what is World Book Day and how can Ability Superstore help you to enjoy one of life’s most enjoyable pleasures, reading.

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March 2, 2021

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March 2, 2021

The History Of Mother’s Day

Like many celebrations, it is often assumed that Mother’s Day was created in America. However, this particular day originated a long, long time ago. Join us as we take a look at the fascinating history of Mother’s Day.

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February 5, 2021

What Are Bathing Aids?

February 5, 2021

What Are Bathing Aids?

Put simply bathing aids are any pieces of equipment or mobility aids that will help you in getting in and out of a bath safely. As an occupational therapist probably the most common task that I see individuals having difficulty with, is bathing.

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January 4, 2021

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January 4, 2021

New Tier, New You!

Well, we made it to 2021! That should be a cause for celebration, but this year has got off to a muted start with the resurgence of coronavirus and dreadful puns. So, how about we look at some positive actions we can all take to keep us going through dark January, the month that seems to last for 64 days.

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December 18, 2020

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December 18, 2020

My Longevity: The App

Mylongevity uses medical records, lifestyle choices and other key data to give us an overview of the risk factors in our lives, and what that could mean for our future.

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December 8, 2020

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December 8, 2020

A History of Footwear and Socks – Centuries of Soles!

From thermal to moisturising to compression socks. We dive into the glorious history of these lower limb garments to celebrate them in the present day.

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December 4, 2020

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December 4, 2020

Enabling Communication – Deafness, Phones And Disability – A Connection

Telephones revolutionised communication, but none of this would have happened without the close link between phones and disabilities. Not sure what we mean? Allow us to explain.

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December 3, 2020

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December 3, 2020

What is the Alzheimer’s Society, and what do they do?

Dementia – many people are touched by this heartbreaking illness. With that in mind, we take a look at the support the charity offers.

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November 27, 2020

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November 27, 2020

Never Forget Your Medication With Daily, Weekly And Monthly Pill Organisers

Pill organisers are extremely useful if you have to take regular medication.

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November 26, 2020

Rollz Rollators Mobility Aids

November 26, 2020

Rollz Rollators Mobility Aids

Windmills, Amsterdam, Van Gogh, Johan Cruyff, Eddie Van Halen are just a few of the world-famous exports to have come from Holland. We can now add Rollz rollators to this list, here we will tell you why this unique mobility aid is different from the rest.

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November 25, 2020

Social Media – A Helpful Guide for The Elderly Part 2

November 25, 2020

Social Media – A Helpful Guide for The Elderly Part 2

We recently created a social media guide for the elderly, but we ran out of space! So, this week here is part two of: Social Media – A Helpful Guide for The Elderly (you catch up with part one of this guide here.)

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November 23, 2020

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November 23, 2020

Living With Long Term Health Conditions – From Pain Management To Appointments

Long term health conditions can have a significant impact on us. Understanding the support available, and taking a holistic approach to self-care, can really help.

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November 20, 2020

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November 20, 2020

Winter Mobility Aids – Wheelchair Cushions And Waterproofs – A Guide

As the cold and wet weather sets in, affordable accessories for mobility aids can make a massive difference to your comfort level.

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November 19, 2020

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November 19, 2020

Christmas At Ability Superstore

Well what a year it’s been. A year like no other. And as we near the end of 2020, here at Ability Superstore we are working hard to ensure that we deliver all our orders as quickly as possible, keeping you updated all the way.

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November 17, 2020

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November 17, 2020

Up All Night!

Mobility and Sleeping Aids For The Bedroom

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November 13, 2020

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November 13, 2020

Personal Alarms From Taking Care

Now is an excellent time to think about personal alarms. Our partners at Taking Care have an alarm package to suit the needs of just about everybody.

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November 11, 2020

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November 11, 2020

A Lesson In Conscious Living

A tight spot and a smidge of carpet – what happened next?

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November 4, 2020

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November 4, 2020

Differently Abled – In The Spirit of Positivity

When people talk about disabilities, the conversation often focuses on problems and not the incredible accomplishments and power of the disabled community. So here's some positivity.  

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October 30, 2020

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October 30, 2020

A Movember Story – How November Became Men’s Health Awareness Month

Movember – we take a look at how it all started.

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October 26, 2020

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October 26, 2020

How The Silver Line Charity Helps Tackle Loneliness

Restricted mobility and loneliness are closely linked. But with organisations and charities like The Silver Line, it doesn’t have to be this way.

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