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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...

2014-02-25 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...

2014-02-15 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....

2014-02-04 12:20:45

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobility Ventures LLC, a subsidiary of AM General, will showcase its revolutionary MV-1 vehicle at the 23rd Annual National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) Conference, Reno, Nev., Feb. 5-7, 2014, Booth #441. "We are pleased to show the MV-1 at NMEDA's 23rd Annual conference," said John Walsh, Mobility Ventures Vice President, Sales and Marketing. "The NMEDA conference is a fantastic venue to network with the many...

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...

2014-01-09 12:26:41

IRVINGTON, N.J., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An Irvington, N.J., man has been confined to a bed in a tiny, efficiency apartment for more than a month while waiting for Medicare to provide a suitable wheelchair. A local medical equipment provider, who would like to help Leonce Pierre-Lewis, calls the situation "deplorable," said the American Association for Homecare. Herb Paserman, of Jerry's Drug and Surgical in Bayonne, N.J., said that the wheelchair procurement process...

2014-01-06 23:20:24

Two years ago, an IED blast in Afghanistan left Army Staff Sergeant (SSG) Alex Dillmann paralyzed from the chest down. Moved by SSG Dillmann’s courage, Homes for Our Troops 501(c)(3) gathered local contractors and mobility providers like 101 Mobility to provide a fully accessible home for the veteran. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Army Staff Sergeant Alex Dillmann was on his second deployment to Afghanistan when his vehicle hit an IED during a night mission on February 27, 2011....

2013-12-21 16:20:14

DUBLIN, Dec. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2hsxm7/wheelchairs#summary) has announced the addition of the "Wheelchairs (Powered and Manual) - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The need to facilitate safe movement and improve the independence, mobility and quality of life of patients with disabilities represents the primary factor propelling the...

2013-12-10 23:28:37

QuickMedical, a national leader in the distribution of medical supplies and equipment, is the first distributor to offer the innovative, space-saving Detecto 7550 Wall Mount Fold-Up Platform Wheelchair Scale. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 QuickMedical announces the release of the new Detecto 7550 wall mount wheelchair scale. The Detecto 7550 is an innovative and unique wheelchair scale useful for a variety of health facilities where space is at a premium including nursing homes,...