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Summer Proofing your Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle

Summer-Proofing Your Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle

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If you live in an area known for its seasonably high temperatures during the summer months, then you should be taking the proper precautions necessary to summer-proof…

What Makes an Accessible Nature Trail?

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As the weather starts to warm up, who can resist getting outside? With virtually thousands of miles of nature trails and pathways throughout the country, there are…
Be loud. Heard. Driven.

May is National Mobility Awareness Month

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For the tenth year, National Mobility Awareness Month (NMAM) is set to educate and engage people with disabilities, caregivers, healthcare professionals, and industry partners to help drive change.
In Floor vs. Fold Out Ramps

Is It Past Time to Have Your Van’s Lift or Ramp Serviced?

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You have probably had your oil changed recently and the tires checked. And a tune-up is on the schedule. The wheelchair or scooter is ready to go. You are all set,…
Caregiver Vehicle Buying Tips

Caregivers: Consider These 5 Things Before Buying a Mobility Vehicle

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Caregivers spend an average of 20 hours per week providing care or assistance. Having an accessible vehicle can provide convenience and efficiency when caring for…

Mobility My Way: The Speed of Life

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“If your friends don’t get you into situations where you may have to swim out of a vehicle, do you even have friends?” That’s the question Karah Behrend used to caption a June 2019 Instagram video post...

NMEDA Resources Featured in AARP Article

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In a recent AARP article, NMEDA's Amy Schoppman weighs-in as a subject matter expert on the process of purchasing a wheelchair accessible vehicle...

Play from your Chair: Sports that Don’t Require Adaptive Equipment

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Staying fit with wheelchair sports Wheelchair sports have seen a surge in popularity over the past decade. From Olympic competitions to locally organized events,…

Wheelchair Accessibility Modification for Homes

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For those living with disabilities, the way you get around isn’t the only aspect of your lifestyle. There are also adjustments to your home life that need to be…
wheelchair carrier

Wheelchair Carriers: What Type is Right for You?

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For individuals with disabilities, having access to a handicap accessible vehicle can be life changing and the key to gaining independence. However, purchasing a…