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2013-05-09 23:25:28

Performance Mobility, one of the nation´s fastest growing and most trusted suppliers of handicap vans and equipment, is excited to announce the grand opening of their newest location in Eugene, Oregon. Eugene, Oregon (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 The grand opening celebration for the Eugene store will take place from 11 AM to 3 PM on Saturday, May 18th. The grand opening will feature a delicious grilled lunch and chances to win a number of prizes. Among the festivities, there will also be a...

2013-04-26 23:20:17

On May 8 from 6-8pm, the New York Mobility Club is holding a complementary community service event for people with disabilities at Bussani Mobility in Smithtown, NY. Guest speakers from ADA Lifestyles of New York and SureHands will talk about “Home Modifications for Wheelchair Users.” Smithtown, NY (PRWEB) April 26, 2013 On May 8 from 6-8pm, the New York Mobility Club is holding a free event for people with disabilities. Guest speakers from ADA Lifestyles of New York and...

2013-04-14 23:03:16

The Access Able Designs Garden Tub Bench is an ADA-Compliant transfer bench specifically created for use with garden-style bathtubs. Its strong, stainless steel frame accommodates weights up to 350 pounds with a choice of finishes and colors to complement any décor. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) April 14, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined into a distribution agreement with Access Able Designs, Incorporated, to offer...

2013-03-31 23:14:58

As one of the springtime´s most popular useful devices from Enabling Devices, the Therapy Gardening planter offers the perfect solution for the disabled gardener. Making gardening more accessible for every user regardless of physical limitations, this sturdy and attractive planter allows gardening inside or outside at an even level with wheelchair access. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has...

2013-03-22 23:19:11

Local business Bussani Mobility Team has joined the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) to kick off its second annual National Mobility Awareness Month contest. And three new wheelchair accessible vehicles will be awarded to people living with disabilities. Smithtown, NY (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 Local business Bussani Mobility Team has joined the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) to kick off its second annual National Mobility Awareness Month contest....

2013-03-07 23:29:16

People with spinal cordPeople with spinal cord injuries show strong association of wheelchairs as part of their body, not extension of immobile limbs injuries show strong association of wheelchairs as part of their body, not extension of immobile limbs. The human brain can learn to treat relevant prosthetics as a substitute for a non-working body part, according to research published March 6 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Mariella Pazzaglia and colleagues from Sapienza University...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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