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Get Physical with Adaptive Exercise and Equipment

  Exercising and maintaining a fitness routine has been proven beneficial in ways extending beyond improving one’s physical health. Basic physical fitness can hinder chronic disease development and ease your ability to complete daily…
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Making Your Home More Accessible

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It's safe to say most of us our spending more time at home recently. Maybe it's shone a light on some things that could be adjusted to make it easier to get around and complete day-to-day tasks. Whether it’s an unexpected injury or a birth…
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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 need a lift or ramp, but there are many makes and models to fit your unique needs. If your…
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Safety in Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

Purchasing or financing a wheelchair accessible vehicle is a major step towards independence for people living with disabilities. Although riding or driving a wheelchair accessible vehicle is an exhilarating experience, especially for those…
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Tips on Choosing an Accessible Van for Children with Special Needs

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Children with special needs often need to use wheelchairs for mobility. Vehicles with special features are available or vans can be converted to accommodate them. The most important step is to start with an appointment with a mobility specialist. Since…
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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 equipment…
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The 3 Most Important Questions to Ask When Buying a Mobility Vehicle

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With so many mobility vehicle options available today, and more advances being made each and every day, purchasing a handicap accessible van, SUV or car can turn into a complicated process. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be. At the National…
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Improving Health Care with Cloud Computing

For many healthcare providers, patient readmission is a large concern. Recently, studies have shown that almost one in four patients face hospital readmission within 30 days. This startling fact has inspired technology companies in the U.S.…
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Limbitless Solutions Creates Impressive Wheelchair Technology

Imagine using your facial muscles to propel yourself to wherever you wanted to go—imagine no more. Through the work of Limbitless Solutions, with the vision of creating solutions for people with disabilities, a new device that moves wheelchair…
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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 host a California “Demo Day” for National Mobility Awareness Month. Wheelchair…