Handicapped Transportation Service or Disabled Transportation are terms that are more than likely to ruffle some feathers, but nowadays, another way to refer to this service can go several ways including Accessible Transportation. BriteLift strives to listen to the community and use terms sensitive to the sensibilities of people living with disabilities, seniors, and the general public.
Naperville is simply amazing this time of year. Summer around this Chicago suburb is when the temperature is just right for enjoying some outdoor activities with your loved ones, with loads of fun places to visit for some good ol’ Illinois mood boosting.
The increased popularity of powered wheelchairs or mobility scooters is a great help for people with disabilities. They’re helpful in enabling wheelchair users to move about longer distances and longer amounts of time.
The average age of people living in Chicago’s suburbs is getting higher with baby boomers hitting retirement age, including Arlington Heights. The senior aged community must adjust their lifestyles to maintain the independent living they’re used to.
BriteLift understands that people who have to take care of family members with disabilities need help themselves, especially when they have been thrust into the role recently as a caregiver for persons with disabilities.
Medical appointments outside of major cities can be tough to get to without personal transportation around, especially for those with accessibility needs.
Chicago’s main airports include: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD), Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW), and Gary/Chicago International Airport (GYY). As a wheelchair or mobility scooter user, it may be difficult to know where to start when you are looking for transportation to get in and out of the airport.
Workplaces have grown ever more inclusive throughout the years but accessibility is still a major concern when it comes to company culture. There are many individuals in the workforce that are highly talented, and many of them may utilize mobility devices or wheelchairs.
Whether you’re a local finding time to explore the Spring beauty of Northbrook or a traveler on the way to Milwaukee with time to check out the Northbrook area, there’s always something to discover. When planning family outings with members that utilize a wheelchair or mobility scooter, be sure to be ready for any transportation challenges ahead.
City travel can be pretty daunting for loved ones with accessibility needs and those taking care of them. But that might not be the case in the Home of the Bean where there’s plenty of family-friendly things to see and do for holiday visitors and the wheelchair-using sightseers.