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2014-07-08 23:00:34

101 Mobility Sarasota joins two area businesses in the home improvement industry to help seniors age-in-place by becoming Certified Aging in Place Specialists. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 101 Mobility Sarasota has a new title to add to its repertoire. Chuck Vollmer, owner of 101 Mobility Sarasota, is now a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS). Aging in place is the preferred way to grow older by the majority of America’s senior population. These individuals and families...

2014-06-27 23:04:42

Despite a volatile economy, the Wheelchair Manufacturing industry continues to grow because of favorable demographics and health spending; over the next five years, the industry is expected to continue to flourish. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Wheelchair Manufacturing industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The Wheelchair Manufacturing industry has remained strong during the five years to 2014....

2014-06-26 23:02:29

101 Mobility Long Island teams up with the George to the Rescue TV series to help out the Klein family. Long Island, NY (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 John Michielini, owner of 101 Mobility Long Island, a mobility solutions provider and installer, aligned with several area builders, designers, and manufacturers to embark on an exciting NBC’s George to the Rescue renovation project. Their mission: to help out a very deserving local family by outfitting their home for wheelchair accessibility....

2014-06-18 08:21:58

NEW YORK, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Spinal Association today urged the DC Taxi Commission and the DC City Council to more effectively address wheelchair access to taxis and other public transportation in our Nation's capital--vital to the quality of life of people with disabilities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110413/MM82757LOGO On June 12, the DC Taxi Commission and Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority (WMATA) reached a deal that could amount...

2014-06-05 23:13:41

New Wheelchair Rental Services From Heal Well Medical Supply Available Houston, Texas (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 With over 10,000 items at its local store ready for next day delivery, Heal Well Medical Supply is one of Houston's top suppliers of medical equipment. Recently the company announced the introduction of a wheelchair rental service. Heal Well also has several accessories to enhance the use of its line of wheelchairs. Reclining wheelchairs from Heal Well Medical Supply are made of...

2014-05-29 23:18:38

United Hebrew of New Rochelle, a leading Westchester Skilled Nursing Facility and Short-Term Rehabilitation Center, has received 26 custom built Tilt in Space wheelchairs for non-ambulatory residents. New Rochelle, NY (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Partnering with Cair Medical, a seating and mobility company, and the collaborating efforts of the Rehabilitation and Finance departments at United Hebrew, qualifying residents were identified and custom-measured for a tilt in space wheelchair. A...

2014-05-22 23:00:54

101 Mobility Washington D.C. installs a wheelchair ramp to improve access at Fort Myer. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 This spring, mobility equipment provider 101 Mobility Washington D.C. was selected to improve wheelchair access at Fort Myer in Arlington County, Virginia. 101 Mobility’s professional team of installers worked hard to outfit an officer’s quarters with an aluminum modular wheelchair ramp. The ramp was a large configuration by industry standards and will provide...

2014-05-20 16:26:06

SAN DIEGO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- New Avenue Solutions proudly announces the launch of its revolutionary wheelchair enhancement product, "Wheelchairhandles" to the general public via its website Wheelchairhandles.com. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140520/89446 Company founder, Jonathan Chesner states, "Having suffered with difficulty and discomfort pushing existing manual wheelchairs for years, I am so glad to finally bring our amazing product to the...

2014-05-15 23:09:04

InventHelp, America's leading inventor service company, attempts to submit an invention, Wheelchair Cover, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 "My father is wheelchair-bound, and his sweat on the armrests caused the skin on his forearms to break down," said an inventor from Florence, S.C. This inspired her to design a way to prevent this problem. She then created a prototype of the Wheelchair Cover, an accessory that prevents a user’s sweat from...

2014-05-03 23:01:05

Safe transferring is crucial to preventing falls and fall related injuries, yet many wheelchair users are reluctant to take their transfer boards when they leave home because of their cumbersome, rigid design. Maddak Inc., manufacturer of Ableware® Aids for Daily Living, has the solution - their new X-Fer Rail™ Portable Transfer Board is used in the same manner as traditional boards however when not in use it folds to a convenient 16 ¼” (41.3 cm) size for easy transport and...


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  • A spider.
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