New Wheelchair Makes Life-Changing Impact

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Anonymous Gift of Polar Express Train Tickets Leads to New Wheelchair for Apopka, Florida Man What started with an anonymous donation of Polar Express tickets to a Central Florida man has turned into a heartwarming story and the delivery of a brand new, fully customized power wheelchair. In December, the Apopka Fire Department showed up to the home of Derrick …

Repair Needed for Drive Medical Ventura 4 Wheel Deluxe Scooter

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Here is a repair request we received recently and were glad to help out with – this time for a Drive Medical Ventura 4 Wheel Deluxe Scooter in Baker FL: TURN KEY ON. RED LIGHT CONTINUES TO FLASH. NO POWER. We get calls and emails from mobility scooter owners who are frustrated with their scooter because it broke down, won’t …

CMS Eases Requirements for HME Patients Who Lose Equipment in Florida due to Hurricane Michael

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has just released an announcement of efforts to support Florida’s emergency response due to Hurricane Michael, which includes these provisions related to HME: Medical equipment and supplies replacements: CMS will temporarily suspend certain requirements necessary for Medicare beneficiaries who have lost or sustained damage to their durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies …

New Company Using 3D Technology to Disrupt Wheelchair Industry

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Rachael Wallach and her company, Disrupt Disability, are literally disrupting the wheelchair industry – or at least that’s their intention. They call their disruption “wheelwear”  and bill it as “the first modular wheelchair that you can continually customize to your changing needs and preferences and will give “wheelwearers” the opportunity to buy additional leisure or fashion modules. Wheelwear provides an …

Best, Fast Repairs for Your Mobility Scooter in Lakeland, FL

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Broken scooter? Battery not working? No need to search around for a “Lakeland scooter repair company” – our expert scooter technicians fix all brands and models quickly, with most appointments being scheduled the same day or next business day of your call. Call today. Personal in-home repair visits or phone support is available. Pride. Drive Medical. Bought in a store …

Fascinating and Encouraging Story of Senator Tammy Duckworth, Her Life in a Wheelchair and Having a Baby at 50

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Great article we’re sharing from Vogue Magazine about Senator Tammy Duckworth, who lost her legs after the Black Hawk helicopter she was piloting was shot down over Iraq in 2004. Read the full article here: From the article, Illinois Senator Ladda Tammy Duckworth owns a great pair of legs. They’re painstakingly painted by an artist to match the skin tone …