Senior Citizens Archives - NMEDA
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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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Best Mobility Vehicles and Adaptive Equipment for Senior Drivers

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For seniors, having a safe, reliable method of transportation is one of the most important aspects of remaining active and content. However, getting behind the wheel of a standard vehicle may not be the most secure or comfortable option. If…
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Benefits for Seniors to Use NMEDA QAP Dealers

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With age, it’s natural for behavioral and driving habits to change. As we get older, it’s important to notice these changes and adjust appropriately for our benefit as well as for others. When driving is concerned, driving defensively is…
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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…
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Simple Products Help Transport the Elderly or Those with Partial Disabilities

Some seniors need a little help getting in and out of a vehicle. And people with partial disabilities may have difficulty when transferring from the wheelchair to the vehicle seat but don’t need a ramp or lift. If you need basic support or…
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People With Disabilities: Learn to Drive from the Experts

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If you have been recently injured and want to drive an accessible or handicap car or van, your physician may recommend (and your state may require) driver training by a Driver Rehabilitation Specialist before you can take the wheel of that vehicle. Actually,…
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Seniors Breeze Through Airport Lines—Sort Of

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Seniors Breeze Through Airport Lines—Sort Of Going on an accessible vacation? You should know that in March, the Transportation Security Administration posted a sign in four airports notifying passengers age 75 and older that they can leave…
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Deadline Extended for Mandatory Lifts in Public Pools

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Spring is here. You can’t wait to splash around in that tempting pool while on vacation. But wait! As a person with disabilities, you may need a lift or ramp to get into the water. And not every public swimming pool or hotel pool offers an…
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Seniors: Is There a CarFit Event in Your Area?

Older drivers are more likely to wear their seatbelts and less likely to speed or drink and drive, according to car-fit.org. However, according to a survey taken by the organization, at least 1 in 10 seniors are seated too close to the steering…