No matter how old or young you are, this time of year is party time. Mardi Gras, St. Patty’s Day, March Madness and Spring Break are all part of this awesome month, and to top it all off, tax refunds are rolling in. Now is the time to try some adaptive products that can make your party going stress-free in spite of mobility impairment.
One area that can make someone with a mobility limitation nervous at a party is not having a way to hold their beverage or a plate of party food. Tables are not very common at large parties or receptions, but many of us struggle to juggle items in our hands while trying to drive our wheelchairs at the same time.
For holding drinks, try the Pendulator Universal Cup Holder. Have you ever tried to balance a cup in your lap while driving? If so, you know that it results in messy spills at the slightest bump. The Pendulator Universal Cup Holder hangs on a pivot, which allows it to operate more like an extra hand and achieve greater balance.
However, holding a cup isn’t the only thing you have to worry about at a party. Any good party will also have food! And holding a plate without the assistance of a table is impossible for many. Our wheelchair tables and trays can really help in this situation. For instance, the Flip Away Wheelchair Armrest Half Tray is handy yet unobtrusive. Half the size of a regular wheelchair tray, it also flips up and out of the way. Rest plates and bowls on the Flip Away Wheelchair Armrest Half Tray and never feel like you must refuse a plate just because you can’t hold it on your own.
If you often find yourself with too many things to hold, consider which of our pouches and bags are right for you. The Cargo Shelf Under Seat Bag is perfect for holding large objects like gifts or small necessities like glasses and pens.
Get your party on this month. Enjoy less stress in social situations when you have the assistive aids you need.