What It's Like

Everyday and extraordinary experiences — straight from the wheelchair users, family members and caregivers who are living them — make up the heart of this collection of essays, articles, news and event updates.


WIL Car

What It's Like...

Choosing the Right Car

Here's how TiLite VP Josh Anderson chose and adapted his new ride.

Leslie Schneider

What It's Like...

Living with Limb Loss

Leslie Schneider describes her journey in a new documentary.

Bert Burns

What It's Like...

Bladder & Bowel Management in a Busy Day

Bert Berns & Rolling Through Life

Surviving the Stress of Your Parents

Book Review

Surviving the Stress of Your Parents' Old Age

Finding camaraderie and strength in one woman's real-life experiences as a caregiver.

Rubber duck for bath

Rub-a-Dub: How Safe Is Your Tub?

Tips and Technology to Make Your Bathroom a Safer Place

Judging by how many people are injured in their bathrooms every year, many, many bathrooms could benefit from a safety overhaul. But every person’s and family’s needs are different. So before you can determine the types of improvements your bathroom needs, here are some things to consider.

Caregiving Paper Dolls

Cut Out for Caregiving?

The Right Plan Can Allay Fears About Caring for a Loved One

No matter where you’re at on your caregiving journey, you’re probably bursting with emotions, fears and a burning question: Where do I go from here? Follow these five steps to get on the road to success and become the best caregiver you can be.