Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of …

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AXS Maps

Have you ever booked wheelchair accessible transportation to a wonderful new restaurant you’d been dying to visit only to get there and find the restaurant isn’t very wheelchair accessible? If you’ve ever wondered if a place can accommodate a wheelchair but couldn’t find the information on their website then you’ll …

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Different Types of Wheelchairs

There are many different types of wheelchairs on the market these days. From the basic wheelchair that easily folds when not in use to the more durable and robust 4X4 all terrain wheelchair, there’s one for every different kind of person. This infographic from Access for Wheelchairs can help you …

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Winter Tips for Wheelchair Users

Living in a colder climate can present all kinds of challenges for people who use wheelchairs. There’s the cold, the snow, the cold, wet dirty wheels, the cold and sloppy sidewalks. Oh, and did I mention the cold? Even if you use wheelchair accessible transportation in New England you still …

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Famous Wheelchair Users

Using a wheelchair can no doubt be a challenge. Some people hate using a wheelchair. Whether it’s because they resent the challenge it presents or the disability that necessitates it, a wheelchair can be viewed as an albatross or something people are forced to contend with. Other people see it …

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Planning Your Holiday Travel

The pumpkins have come and gone, the chill is in the air and snow can’t be too far off. That means the holidays are right around the corner and that means you’ll need wheelchair accessible transportation in the Connecticut area. Now is a great time to plan your holiday travel. If …

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Election Day 2014 – Where to Vote in CT

Tomorrow is elections day and if you aren’t sure where to vote in CT you can find you polling place by entering your address on the form on the Connecticut Secretary of State website. In addition to finding your polling place you can register online or register at your polling …

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Happy Halloween!!

Happy Halloween! If you’re at a loss for a costume for Halloween check out this dad who incorporated his son’s wheelchair into the Halloween costume. Whether you’re out trick or treating with friends, attending a Halloween party or staying at home passing out candy everyone can get in the spirit …

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Schedule Wheelchair Accessible Van Rides to Events in Connecticut

  Fall is here and that means hiking, fall colors, apples, Halloween and getting ready for the holidays. Riva’s Rides provides wheelchair accessible van rides in and around Connecticut including: Bethel, Brookfield, Danbury, New Fairfield, New Milford, Newtown, Redding, Ridgefield, Sherman, and Southbury. We also service the entire tri-state area and Massachusetts. …

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