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Get Inspired with National Mobility Awareness Month Spokesperson, Mike Savicki

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NMEDA has selected Mike Savicki to be the spokesperson for National Mobility Awareness Month again. Each May, we dedicate our resources to give away three wheelchair accessible vehicles and Mike’s partnership is one that truly exemplifies…
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Mobility Vehicle Prep for April Showers

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The start of April can be a time of tricks and pranks, but April showers are no joke. This year, it’s predicted to be a strong El Niño season, so the wet season could be stronger and more dangerous. Even though this time of year is marked…
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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 new or used wheelchair accessible vehicle may not be feasible for everyone. Wheelchair…
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Acceleration and Braking: Unlock Comfort and Control in Your Accessible Vehicle

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From hand controls, steering aids, to extension levers, adaptive equipment can transform the way you drive, keeping you safe and in control behind the wheel. What kinds of adaptive braking equipment are available? There are many types of braking…
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Finding Mobility after a Stroke

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Regaining your independence after a stroke is a vital step to getting back into the lifestyle and routine you previously enjoyed. If a stroke has caused you, or a loved one, loss of mobility, finding your freedom might involve the use of adaptive…
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Securing Your Wheelchair for Independence on the Road

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The summer is a great time to take a vacation and explore the open road, but it’s always necessary to keep in mind the proper equipment and adaptations to keep you and your family safe. It’s important to know about these modifications and…
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All About Lifts: How to Find the Best Option for You

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Driving around town in a wheelchair accessible vehicle custom-suited to your unique needs might seem a prize too steep to attain, but with more and more technologies and products entering the mobility equipment marketplace each day, your perfect…
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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…
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Take Your Wheelchair Accessible Van on These Accessible Valentine’s Day Dates

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For some, Valentine’s Day is a special day spent with a significant other, but loved family members and friends also make for a great reason to spend time with people you care about. With a mobility vehicle, there are endless possibilities…
How Can a Wheelchair Accessible Car or Van Change Your Life

How Can a Wheelchair Accessible Car or Handicap Van Change Your Life?

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With adaptive technologies emerging each year, mobility vehicles have become more powerful than ever before. These handicap solutions have changed the lives of countless persons with disabilities and helped alleviate some of the everyday challenges…