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Ziggysmom's Journal
Ziggysmom's Journal
August 1, 2021

Are there any power wheelchair and portable oxygen concentrator users on DU?

I'm looking for any advice you can share regarding companies or models you recommend, or those to avoid. Insurance and cost is not a factor. We already know Medicare won't cover the power chair unless you need it in your home. My husband is able to walk fine, just not long distances and he is on O2 continuously. WC Portability using our RAV4 is needed, too.

My husband has pulmonary hypertension and COPD, and I'm looking for ways to get out and enjoy life more. Just a damn baseball game or walk in the park would mean so much. He hates being pushed in a manual chair. Since he cannot fly anymore, we want to focus on little day trips closer to home. Any suggestions about accessible things to see or do in Wisconsin and bordering states are welcome, too.

Thanks in advance to any suggestions! I love how DU is like an extended family. ❤️❤️

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Gender: Female
Hometown: WI
Home country: USA
Current location: SE WI
Member since: Sat Sep 29, 2018, 09:17 AM
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About Ziggysmom

Lover of animals, currently owned by 2 cats. Former nurse, current IT Analyst and full time caregiver. Extreme plant hoarder and lover of Hoyas. Introvert - I avoided people long before Covid.

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