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2013-06-25 23:03:53

Dennis Clouser opens Florida’s first 101 Mobility franchise. 101 Mobility Tampa will provide families and businesses from Clearwater, Largo, St. Pete, Tampa and outlying areas as a one-stop-shop resource for professionally installed stair lifts, wheelchair ramps, patient lifts, wheelchair lifts, auto lifts, pool lifts and more. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 According to the 2010 US Census Bureau, 19.2% of the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater population is over the age of...

2013-06-24 23:24:25

Wide range of wheelchair accessible vehicles and mobility solutions offer valuable information and choices for independent handicap travelers. Akron, OH (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 The largest mobility van dealer in the country is inviting visitors to explore its all new website and Mobility Post blog featuring inspirational stories and informative articles that touch the disabled community. The new website has been designed to provide vital information in an enhanced user-friendly design,...

2013-06-18 23:26:22

100% maintenance-free, National Ramp´s aluminum ramp systems feature an 800 pound weight capacity and are easily installed within just a few hours. Available as permanent or temporary ramp systems, the vast assortment of lengths allow users to choose exactly the right configuration for their own unique requirements. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies has joined into a distribution agreement with...

2013-06-13 08:28:19

Increased Usage Attributed to Technological Advancements, ADA and Disappearance of "Stigma" of Using Such Devices FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a study published in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) in March 2013 (http://archinte.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1568518), baby boomers are twice as likely to use an assistive walking device than the generation before them. These individuals, who may have disabilities or simply...

2013-05-31 23:02:04

The residential mobility division of New Line Products LLC, the Home Lift Store, now offers a low-cost inclined wheelchair platform lift designed for residential applications. These handicap lifts can transport a rider on a wheelchair or scooter up a flight of stairs giving handicapped individuals access to their entire home. (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 The inclined platform wheelchair lift allows individuals to ascend or descend their staircase while on a scooter or wheelchair. This provides a...

2013-05-28 23:03:56

This May marked the second annual National Mobility Awareness month. This month has been dedicated to show the world that even though someone is living with a disability, they can still lead a lifestyle that is active. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 2012 was the first National Mobility Awareness month. The event is an online contest that veterans, caregivers, friends and family can all enter in to try to win themselves or their loved one the honor of being named a “Local...

2013-05-24 23:32:42

Cleaning wheelchairs can be an arduous task, especially if maintenance staffs lack the correct equipment. Daimer's new commercial pressure washers offer the high temperatures and performance to make wheelchair cleaning fast and touchless with lower water flow. Woburn, MA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Daimer Industries, Inc.®, the undisputed leader in American made high-grade auto detailing systems, including outstanding car wash equipment and powerful truck cleaning systems, as well as other...

2013-05-24 23:31:31

To better serve Florida with handicap accessible vehicles and rentals, Accessible Vans of America has added locations in Orlando and Tampa. (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Accessible Vans of America, one of the United States´ largest and most reliable providers of wheelchair vehicles and rentals, is excited to announce the addition of two Florida locations in Orlando and Tampa. Both Florida locations are owned by Mobility Transportation Systems, which serves west central Florida from Sanford,...

2013-05-22 23:25:38

Believing that the capability of individuals to be able to move about more freely in their environments directly correlates to enhanced activity levels, and a greater sense of independence and quality of life, this committed and caring OT created the Shove-a-lugs® grip attachments for wheelchair users who also struggle with hand disabilities and challenges. These unique grips enable users to utilize the palms of their hands to propel the wheelchair, rather than most conventional methods...

2013-05-17 23:02:46

101 Mobility Utah/Salt Lake City opens as a nationally branded full-service sales, maintenance, and installation provider of a complete line of mobility equipment, including stair lifts, auto lifts, ramps, wheelchair lifts, patient lifts, scooters, pool lifts, ADA compliant accessibility solutions and more. Owner Kyle Binns, along with Co-Owner/father, Richard Binns and Co-Owner/brother-in-law, Stewart Gollmer, proudly represent 101 Mobility´s 26th franchisee opening. Utah (PRWEB) May...