Friendly Wheels Archive

Meet the Superhumans

Friendly Wheels, Issue 54
August 2012

Featuring Jessica Long, Baltimore, Md.

 

If you're like most of the world, you're already following the 2012 Summer Olympics in London -- every four years, billions of people tune in worldwide for the Summer Olympic Games, and thousands more attend to watch the excitement.

 

As one of the thousands of attendees swarming London for the 2012 Games, Jessica Long has a greater purpose -- she is also preparing to compete in the Summer Paralympic Games, starting August 29th.

Putting Your Needs First

Friendly Wheels, Issue 53
July 2012

Featuring Amigo owner Karen Wempen

Finding the right mobility equipment for you is essential to maintaining your health, activity level and independence.


Everyone with limited mobility has different needs, abilities and lifestyles. There is no such thing as one-size-fits-all mobility equipment -- each person must be evaluated as an individual, regardless of their disability.

Stay on the Go

Friendly Wheels, Issue 52
June 2012

With travelinwheels CEO Michell Haase and CareVacations representative Jennifer Alvarez

Renting mobility equipment can be a great way to help streamline your travels, no matter your destination.

On the Road

Friendly Wheels, Issue 51
May 2012

 

There are many ways to make travel accessible for those with limited mobility, but for those who travel often, accessible RVing may be the perfect solution. 

 

No Excuses

Friendly Wheels, Issue 50
April 2012

Featuring Kyle Maynard, Atlanta, Ga.

Kyle Maynard is not the type to let excuses stand in the way of his goals. Kyle's first year of wrestling got off to a rough start, in which he lost every single one of the 35 matches he participated in. In his senior year, he went on to win 36 varsity matches, defeating several state place finishers and champions. He ended up ranking in the top 12 in the nation and was later inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame.

News Flash

Always on the Go | Friendly Wheels | Issue 99

Always on the Go

Friendly Wheels, Issue 99
May 2016

With Amigo owner Cammy Prince of Okemos, Mich.

With the help of a new Amigo, Cammy Prince is always on the go.

57 Years in 248 Pages | Friendly Wheels | Issue 100

57 Years in 248 Pages

Friendly Wheels, Issue 100
June 2016

With Amigo owner and author Jack Jensen

For Jack Jensen, squeezing 57 years into 248 pages was no small feat.

Find A Way | Friendly Wheels | Issue 101

Find A Way

Friendly Wheels, Issue 101
July 2016

With Amigo owner Tim Brown of the Michigan Polio Network

For the past 20 years, Tim Brown has witnessed the growing impact of the Michigan Polio Network (MPN).