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Mobility Solutions Help Arthritic Drivers and Others

  Seniors with severe arthritis, people with Muscular Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy and others with disabilities can drive again with the help of a mobility equipment expert. To find the specific product solution for your driving challenges,…
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Basic Information on Low-Tech Hand Control Systems for Autos

For seniors and those with progressive muscle weakness, like MS, MD and others who have trouble driving, hand controls can compensate for decreasing strength and range of motion. Occupational therapists often recommend such devices. Low-tech…
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Tips on Choosing the Right Adaptive Vehicle Repair Shop

When your accessible vehicle needs repairing, where do you take it? After checking the warranty, take it to the place where you bought it. But if you are out of town, have moved or it’s after hours, what do you do? You should know that answer…
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What to Look For in a Wheelchair Lift

A wheelchair lift for your accessible vehicle can run the gamut from mandatory safety features to options like whisper-quiet operation and remote controls, depending on what you need and what you can afford. Some things are standard while others…
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How to Find the Right Price for Adaptive Equipment

Finding the best price for an accessible van is not easy. Even if you want just one item – like a wheelchair ramp – it can be frustrating and time-consuming hunt. Here are some suggestions to make it easier: Consider a used ramp.…
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Is It Past Time to Have Your Van’s Lift or Ramp Serviced?

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, right? But wait… when is the last time you had adaptive and/or accessible…
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How to Select the Right Size Accessible Vehicle

  We hear a lot of talk about which accessible vehicle to buy. It all depends on your unique mobility needs and your lifestyle. (Do you tote around business equipment, a wheelchair or have tons of friends?) There are several sizes to…
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Adaptive Equipment: Tips on Extended Warranties, Insurance & Maintenance

Tips you may not know about the equipment you depend on: Maintenance Regular maintenance of adaptive equipment and accessible vehicles may be mandatory for compliance with the terms of your warranty, and is vital for keeping your vehicle and…
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Pros and Cons of Buying Used Adaptive and Accessible Equipment

For almost every piece of equipment we see new, you can find pre-owned and/or refurbished for a lower price. Sometimes it’s a better piece than we could have afforded new. But there are pros and cons. Some items take more research than…
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How to Determine the Best Accessible Vehicle Dealer

When you are in the market for a accessible vehicle, the dealership you choose can make the transaction a dream – or a nightmare. A qualified dealer – one who is experienced in dealing with those with disabilities - can guide you toward…