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2014-03-12 23:04:35

Born from a design school student's concept for a foldable bicycle wheel, Bel-Art Products reinvented the wheelchair wheel providing expanded options for travel and storage. Wayne, NJ (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Bel-Art Products (http://www.belart.com), a leading plastics and wire manufacturer of product solutions for science, industry and healthcare headquartered in Wayne, NJ, announced that a product developed by the company’s engineers has won a major award from Popular Science...

2014-03-11 23:00:17

Successful career woman opens business to provide a one-stop-solution for seniors and people with disabilities. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Donna Dziewik, owner of Wisconsin’s first 101 Mobility location, retired from direct sales and global sales management in in-vitro diagnostics to make a difference in the greater Milwaukee and Madison areas. As the senior population grows and people with disabilities continue to be underserved, Donna saw the value in bringing 101 Mobility...

2014-03-04 08:33:15

. @UnitedSpinal selects Jenn Wolf to manage @VetsFirst, #WheelchairUsers #mobilityequipment NEW YORK, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Spinal Association today announced Jenn Wolff, a disability advocate, lobbyist and Ms. Wheelchair Iowa 2011, manager of its UsersFirst program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110413/MM82757LOGO The UsersFirst mission is to ensure greater access to appropriate wheelchairs, mobility scooters and seating systems for people with disabilities...

2014-02-28 23:23:23

Located in Jacksonville Florida, Preston Pharmacy and Home Medical has served the local area for over 50 years. The family-owned pharmacy is now offering NOVA Bathroom Safety Products for sale in their store and online. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The owners of Preston Pharmacy and Home Medical Supplies are very excited about the business relationship they have developed with NOVA, a leading innovator and manufacturer of Mobility, Bathroom Safety, and Independent Living...

2014-02-25 23:01:53

Mobility SVM has recently patented a pickup wheelchair lift system that places drivers behind the wheel in the most capable and adaptable pickups on the road today. Augusta, GA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Just in time for the spring and summer seasons, Adaptive Driving Solutions has a new wheelchair adaptable truck from Mobility SVM that is perfect for anyone who loves roaming the outdoors or is looking for something other than a wheelchair adaptable minivan. Mobility SVM’s newly patented...

2014-02-21 23:22:53

The “WHILL Type-A Wheelchair” was featured on NewsWatch as part of its 2014 Consumer Electronic Show Wrap Up, which took a look at the latest and coolest technology showcased at the trade show. Andrew Tropeano, a host of NewsWatch and technology expert, conducted the product review and shared with viewers how the Type-A is a completely renovated and modernized wheelchair. (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 The “Whill Type-A Wheelchair” was featured on NewsWatch as part of its 2014 Consumer...

2014-02-15 23:00:37

Stan Howard of Howard Distribution Inc. in Valley Center Kansas knows firsthand what a major difference having a wheelchair lift system in the home makes for people with physical disabilities. An independent dealer, his most memorable recent installation was a Butler Mobility incline platform wheelchair lift for a wheelchair-bound veteran who was stuck on one floor of his home. Mechanicsburg, PA (PRWEB) February 15, 2014 “We’re doing a lot of work with veterans,” Howard said....

2014-02-14 12:23:55

DUBLIN, February 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dsc2rx/wheelchairs) have announced the addition of the "Wheelchairs (Powered and Manual) - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dsc2rx/wheelchairs ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan,...

2014-01-30 23:26:13

All About Access, a reputable distributor of accessibility products for the disabled, is pleased to announce the addition of a revolutionary new wheelchair lift system called ConvertaStep to the Tri-State Chicago Area. (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 All About Access is a leading distributor and installer of stair lifts, vertical platform lifts, residential elevators, wheelchair lifts and a host of other accessibility products in the Southern Wisconsin, Northern Illinois and Northwest Indiana...

2014-01-15 23:04:11

NYDIS and Bussani Mobility help 3 New York area families by providing new wheelchair accessible vans to replace vital vehicles lost due to Super Storm Sandy. Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 At the January 9, 2014 Board of Directors meeting for New York Disaster Interfaith Services or NYDIS, three New York area families were presented with wheelchair accessible vans to replace ones lost during Super Storm Sandy. All three of these vans were modified by Bussani Mobility to meet the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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