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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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August 11, 2020

The image shows a couple using a Veloped Tour in a park

August 11, 2020

Trionic Velopeds And Walkers

One of our most popular range of products are the Trionic Velopeds and Walkers, so we thought we’d spend some time showing you just why they are in such high demand.

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August 5, 2020

A picture showing various games that are available for sale on the Ability Superstore website – including the Boccia sets, Kurling game, jigsaw puzzle, playing cards and a playing card cardholder

August 5, 2020

Indoor And Outdoor Games For Everyone

Fun games for you, your family and your friends to enjoy together.

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August 3, 2020

Three different wheelchairs, as well as some wheelchair bags, drink holders and a umbrella that are all for sale on the Ability Superstore website

August 3, 2020

The History Of The Wheelchair

Through the years, people of all ages have used wheelchairs and here’s a little bit of history about them.

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July 30, 2020

A man and a woman are walking along a beach, holding hands. The sun is just setting and a wave can be seen lapping onto the sand

July 30, 2020

Disability Advocacy – International Day Of Friendship Should Be Every Day!

July 30 in the UK is the International Day of Friendship. It’s a day to promote friendships between people, countries and cultures across the world.

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July 29, 2020

A close-up of two hands holding a tablet that has Google Maps on it

July 29, 2020

Google Maps Makes Accessibility Easier To Find

Google Maps launch an easy way to find out if the place you want to visit is wheelchair friendly.

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July 27, 2020

A picture showing the Comfyfoam, Savanah, Novelle and Red Raised toilet seats that are available for sale on the Ability Superstore website

July 27, 2020

Caught Short! The Benefits Of Raised Toilet Seats

Answering nature’s call is a personal matter, but for some people, the challenges go well beyond social etiquette. When it comes to raised toilet seats, a little extra height makes a world of difference.

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July 24, 2020

A close-up of Lesley. She sits in front of a brick fireplace and is resting her head on her hands

July 24, 2020

The Highs And Lows Of Retail Therapy

I think if everyone had to spend a week in a wheelchair, or blindfolded, or with ear defenders that completely drowned out every iota of sound, the world would be a very different place. 

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July 23, 2020

A picture of a sunflower against a racing green background colour with the words – The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Scheme – underneath

July 23, 2020

Out Of Sight, Not Mind! Raising Awareness Of Hidden Disabilities

Hidden disabilities are commonplace, but public awareness remains worryingly low. Attitudes need to change!

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July 21, 2020

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July 21, 2020

24/7 Samaritans: The Big Listen

An esteemed charity that is always there to listen, advise and help – The Samaritans.

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July 16, 2020

A photo of Haley Neville standing in front of a stone wall

July 16, 2020

Real Life Stories – Haley Neville

When you suffer from Myotubular Myopathy, it’s what you can do that counts!

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July 14, 2020

No Dilemma Anymore – Face Masks Are Mandatory!

July 14, 2020

No Dilemma Anymore – Face Masks Are Mandatory!

From 24 July it will be mandatory to wear a face mask or face covering when out and about in the shops in the UK - or face a £100 fine.

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July 13, 2020

A close-up of a classic, wooden walking stick alongside a funky, modern one that is covered with Union Jacks

July 13, 2020

The History Of The Walking Stick

If you thought the humble walking stick has always been used to help mobility, think again!

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July 11, 2020

A close-up of a sunflower head in a field of sunflowers

July 11, 2020

Cheer Up the Lonely Day – 11 July 2020

Find out how to spread a little positivity and kindness on this special day

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July 10, 2020

Trains, Planes And Hotels

July 10, 2020

Trains, Planes And Hotels

Trains, planes and hotels – just a few thoughts from my chair.

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July 9, 2020

Close-up of a person running along a gravel path alongside some trees and grass

July 9, 2020

Dementia Fun Run

If you fancy doing some good while exercising, then the Dementia Fun Run (organised by The Alzheimer’s Society) is perfect for you.

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June 30, 2020

A picture of a man coming out of his front door and stepping onto the Bigfoot Half Step which has two handles in place

June 30, 2020

The Bigfoot Half Step

The Bigfoot Half Step is designed to make mobility more accessible.

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June 29, 2020

A few Zimmer (walking) frames available for sale on the Ability Superstore website. Also showing are some accessories such as the Buckingham Caddy

June 29, 2020

The History Of The Zimmer (or Walking) Frame

A walking aid can change your life!

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June 26, 2020

A picture of a bathroom with an arched mirror. There are some white fluffy towels tucked away on some shelves

June 26, 2020

How To Make Your Bathroom More Accessible

Let us help you make the smallest room in the house one of the safest.

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June 25, 2020

The image shows one Tri-walker and one Rollator that's available on the Ability Superstore website

June 25, 2020

What’s the Difference Between a Tri-walker and a Rollator?

Do you need some form of walking aid and find the choice overwhelming? Here's a quick guide to help make a decision.

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June 25, 2020

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June 25, 2020

Lights, Camera, Action - a Review

Watching a film, a documentary, or even reading a book, can change lives. We take a look at a couple of film releases that explore deafness and blindness.

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