Friendly Wheels Archive

Planning Ahead for Accessible Travel

Friendly Wheels, Issue 87
May 2015

With Sister Karen Zielinski, of the Sisters of St. Francis, Ohio

 

During a recent trip, an airline pilot told Sister Karen Zielinski "More people with disabilities need to get around and fly."

Amigo Friendly Exercises

Friendly Wheels, Issue 88
June 2015

How to Improve Circulation and Lubrication in Joints

 

When it comes to knee stiffness and leg pain, sometimes a few simple exercises can make all the difference.

Celebrating Interdependence

Friendly Wheels, Issue 89
July 2015

Guest Post by Amigo Owner Sunny Roller of Ann Arbor, Mich.

 

As a polio survivor for 63 years who has needed crutches, leg braces, a wheelchair and an Amigo to get around, I was taught searing lessons about independence since the age of four.

Stay Safe at Home and on the Go

Friendly Wheels, Issue 86
April 2015

With MedicAlert Foundation

 

Though staying safe is a priority for many, sometimes it's difficult to know what you'll need in an emergency until it's too late.

"Never Give Up. Never Quit."

Friendly Wheels, Issue 85
March 2015

With Amigo owner Travis Mills

 

Travis Mills is a father, husband, motivational speaker, actor and an advocate for veterans and amputees. Many also call him a hero.

News Flash

Supporting Families in Many Helpful Ways

Supporting Families in Many Helpful Ways

Friendly Wheels, Issue 123

August 2018

 

Amigo owners often share inspiring stories. From overcoming a mobility challenge to figuring out innovative ways to go to new places to helping people in their communities, the experiences they share never cease to amaze us.

In this edition of Friendly Wheels, we get to meet Shannon DeWall, JD, an attorney, wife, mother and community volunteer in metro Detroit. Learn more about her story below.

A Family's Story of Reclaiming Hope

A Family's Story of Reclaiming Hope

Friendly Wheels, Issue 122

July 2018

In a time of crisis, it may be reassuring to know that there is another family that's experienced a similar situation: the Shepherds. James Shepherd and his mother founded the Shepherd Center, a not-for-profit hospital located in Atlanta, Georgia specializing spinal cord injury rehabilitation, in 1975 in response to an accident James endured as a young man. Learn more about his family's inspiring story.

This Amigo Owner Adds a Little Magic

This Amigo Owner Adds a Little Magic

Friendly Wheels, Issue 121

June 2018

Carrie Rostollan, a longtime member of the Amigo family, recently visited our Bridgeport facility for the Amigo Mobility Center open house. She shared with us some of her upcoming summer plans and entertained us with her magic tricks! Discover more about Carrie's 'magical' adventures.

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