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Cool Apps for Wheelchair Users

The Freedom Mobility

Difference

I can't thank Kelly and her staff enough for how helpful and caring they have been during my mother's recovery. It is obvious that they have the client's best interests in mind. I highly recommend this company!
- Jill Layton Alperstein
Customer

Technology is a great way to navigate the world with more effective means. It can help us find new amazing places to eat, record memories, and provide us with endless entertainment. There are some cool apps on the market that can help you do all sorts of important activities. Let’s take a look at some of them now. An elderly woman sitting in a wheelchair accessing cool apps on her phone

Wheelmap.org for Getting Around

Making plans to go places can be frustrating if you arrive at your destination only to realize that they don’t offer wheelchair accessible entrances or seating. Not to mention the fact that you may have directions that take you through routes that you cannot use. Thankfully, Wheelmap is here to help! This crowd-sourced map allows you to see which businesses around you are wheelchair accessible and in what capacity with detailed information. The app needs your help filling out said information, but once you add it, then you and other people can refer to it. Another, similar app to this one is Access Earth, which handles the same types of information with a slightly different user interface.

Dragon Go! And Other Voice Command Software

Voice commands are a simple way to activate various features and make detailed searches without having to type everything out. This can be especially helpful for patients with arthritic or paralytic symptoms. Dragon Go!, Siri, and Google are all variations of the same idea with varying levels of articulation. What’s nice about this particular technology is that it comes pretty much standard with all new phones.

Track Your Health with Apps!

Keeping track of your health is a very helpful way to make sure you’re getting the physical, mental, and emotional enrichment you need to succeed. One of our favorite mood tracking apps is called Daylio. It reminds you to fill it out every day at a predetermined time. You can then add notes, select which activities you’ve been doing, and select a mood. For physical health, you can use Symple. These apps can be extremely helpful for doctor’s visits if you’re prone to forgetting symptoms and patterns of behavior.

Freedom Mobility is Here to Help!

If you’re looking for the best mobility equipment on the market, then you’ve come to the right place. We have a full showroom of devices and equipment to help you get where you’re going. Don’t let your mobility challenges stop you from doing the things that you love. Contact us today for more information.