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February 3, 2020

Mobility My Way: A Family Vehicle and a Growing Need for Space

By Mike Savicki When it came time to interview Eve Hampton for this story, I figured connecting with her and finding time to chat would be […]

February 3, 2020

Mobility My Way: A Family Vehicle and a Growing Need for Space

By Mike Savicki When it came time to interview Eve Hampton for this story, I figured connecting with her and finding time to chat would be […]

January 27, 2020

Safety Tips on 4-Point Tiedown Wheelchair Securement

  For people with disabilities, it is vital to remember how to correctly fasten the wheelchair securements in an accessible van. The four-point tiedown secures a […]

January 15, 2020

NMEDA Inks Partnership Deal with Oscar Mike Foundation

The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) today announced the signing of a partnership agreement with the Oscar Mike Foundation (OMF) establishing NMEDA as the Official […]

January 13, 2020

Keep Your Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Comfortable & Safe During the Winter Months

Though some areas of the country are experiencing unseasonably warm weather, the reality is winter is in full effect. If you happen to be some of […]

December 23, 2019

Which Accessible Vehicle Fits Your Particular Disability?

The selection of  vehicles for people with disabilities who also need wheelchair access may not be as varied as the selection for those who do not […]

December 9, 2019

Protect Yourself Online This Holiday Season

Time is running out for holiday shopping—have you checked off everyone on your “nice” list? Being in a wheelchair can create additional challenges when it comes […]

November 25, 2019

Self-Care for Caregivers during National Family Caregivers Month

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 […]

November 10, 2019

Road Trip Travel Tips for Safe Driving

The holiday season is just around the corner, and with it may come some extra days off from work (whether for yourself or your family and […]

November 4, 2019

Mobility My Way: If it’s a Wednesday…

By Mike Savicki Holly Koester’s road to automotive mobility takes her (almost) everywhere (almost) every day. There are those who keep a busy calendar and there […]

October 22, 2019

NMEDA Announces New Safety-Reviewed Wheelchair Vehicle Resource

Tampa, FL – The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) announced today the debut of an online resource designed to help people with disabilities and their […]

October 7, 2019

Accessible Parking Spots: Are They All the Same?

From the grocery store to work, school and everywhere in between, accessible parking spots are something we see each and every day. But how closely have […]