Common Transportation Challenges for Patients & Family Caregivers
We understand the immense challenges that come with caring for a loved one that includes obstacles in mobility, especially when it comes to transportation.
How Chicago Area School Districts Use Wheelchair Accessible Transportation Brokers
Transportation Partner for School Districts in Chicago Area School transportation is heavily affected by operational challenges, among other issues. Chicago School Districts were recently impacted by the national bus driver shortage. This concerns roughly 7,600 Chicago Public School students back in 2021. About 2,100 students did not have school transportation while 5,500 faced longer route […]
Senior Independence through Accessible Transportation Services
The preservation of as much independence is the main goal of most seniors experiencing disabilities or other limitations that come with age. This is where senior transportation comes in.
5 Tips for Family Caregivers in Burlington, IL
It’s a new year. A time to move forward and change for the better; better relationships, better career, better health. But the work of caregiving rarely changes — especially among the Burlington senior community.
Things to Do With Your Senior Family Members This Fall
Chicago is known for the myriad of activities available to its residents and tourists alike. As a melting pot for people from all walks of life, Chicago has made a concerted effort to make the city accessible with transportation, wheelchair-friendly city parks, and ramped museums.
How to Book Seniors’ Wheelchair Transportation in Arlington Heights, IL
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.
Family Care: Understanding the Needs of Persons with Disabilities
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.
Spring in Northbrook: Family-Friendly Activities
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.
Accessible Family Friendly Destinations in Chicago
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.
How Interacting With Those Who Have Accessibility Needs Helps You Grow
Interacting with those who have accessibility needs is never easy – not because what someone is going through is making us uncomfortable but because people are usually trying to do the right thing, except that they don’t know how.