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Announcing the Mobility Awareness Month Contest Winners!

Our NMEDA family would like to send a big “Thank You!” to everyone who participated and helped make the 2016 National Mobility Awareness Month “Local Heroes”…
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Casa Colina and NMEDA host National Mobility Awareness Month “Demo Day”

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POMONA, California (MAY 12, 2015) – National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) in concert with Casa Colina Hospital and Centers for Healthcare will…
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Funding a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle

TAMPA, FL - (May 11, 2015) – For most individuals seeking freedom and mobility, financial struggles can make things harder when trying to fund an adaptive vehicle.…
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Top Choice Careers for People with Physical Disabilities

In today’s highly-competitive workforce, finding a quality job can be a challenge. For individuals with disabilities, the competition is even more extreme, but…
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Making Sense of Mobility Terms

  If you have recently become a person with disabilities in a wheelchair or a senior with reduced strength that makes driving difficult, the jargon of the…
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Tips on Choosing Automotive Features for People with Arthritis

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  Wheelchair accessible vans are not just for people with disabilities. An accessible vehicle can ease the pain of driving if you suffer from arthritis or…
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ADA Has New Rules for Pumping Gas for People with Disabilities

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  Effective March 15, 2012, any gas pump with reach heights of operable parts over 54 inches above the driving surface will be in violation of the Americans…
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For People with Disabilities: U.S. Labor Dept. Sets Historic Hiring Goal

To get to a job, you typically need transportation. If you are a person with disabilities, especially one who requires a wheelchair, you need an accessible or wheelchair…
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Tips on Great Gift Giving for the Holidays

  What gift can you give to someone with a disability? While grab bars and wheelchair bags make great stocking stuffers, if you want to give something more…
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Visit the Independence Expo Sept. 23 & 24

Whether you are a senior or a person with disabilities, you’ll find expos are a plethora of valuable resources and innovative products you need under one roof.…