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Gift Giving

Gift Ideas for Seniors & People with Disabilities

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It's the season of giving and we're here to help you with some gift ideas for seniors or people with disabilities. Technological advances allow for new and improved gadgets and gizmos every year, all with the purpose of simplifying difficult…
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Tips for Caregivers

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Spending an average of 20 hours per week, more than 65 million people provide care each year to a person a with a disability, someone who is chronically ill, or an aging individual. For these 65 million people, caregiving can prove to be a rewarding…
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Adapted Vehicle Tips for New Wheelchair Users

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When learning a new skill or hobby, there may be a time of challenge before complete understanding. In the same way, a new wheelchair user, especially one beginning to use a minivan, SUV, or truck that is wheelchair accessible, can experience…
Self Care for Caregivers

Self-Care for Caregivers during National Family Caregivers Month

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November is National Family Caregivers Month, and we want to take a little time to remind caregivers that they must "Take care, to give care." Whether a friend, family, or hired professional, caregivers typically have quite a bit on their plate…
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5 Useful Services for People with Disabilities

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Even with the convenience of owning a wheelchair accessible vehicle to travel about town, sometimes there are just not enough hours in a day to take on everything you need to get done. But, help is available. From food shopping to housework,…
Caregiver Vehicle Buying Tips

Caregivers: Consider These 5 Things Before Buying a Mobility Vehicle

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Earlier this month, we talked about how caregivers can provide even better care by taking time to tend to their own needs. To continue our focus on caregivers during National Family Caregivers Month, today we're covering five useful things to…
Disability Organizations

How to Support Non-Profit Organizations in Your Community

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Organizations like National MS Society, the Christopher and Dana Reed Foundation for Spinal Cord Injuries, the ALS Association, and many more are in constant need of support from members of the community like you. These organizations exist to…
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Advocacy 101: People-First Language

NMEDA has been an ally for people with disabilities for over 25 years, dedicated to expanding opportunities for accessible transportation in vehicles modified with secure mobility equipment. Throughout our involvement in the mobility industry…
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Be an Ally to People with Disabilities

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When things are left unspoken, there are a wide variety of interpretations that can be made. Left to chance, those messages can often lead to errors and unintended connotations. Having an open dialogue between people with disabilities and others…
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NMEDA Kicks Off National Mobility Awareness Campaign 2015

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TAMPA, Florida (April 15, 2015) – The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Associations (NMEDA) kicks off its National Mobility Awareness Month campaign today, and marks the fourth year for its highly anticipated and successful annual contest…