With the holidays drawing near, it’s time to get plans for family visits and end-of-year trips finalized before the busy season is in full swing. Traveling with a disability that requires mobility equipment can quickly become a stressful task if proper accommodations have not been made in advance. Preparing ahead...

Frigid temperatures not only slow us down, but can slow our van and accessible equipment. For example, if you use a hydraulic wheelchair lift, you may have noticed that the colder the weather, the slower the lift reacts. The cold thickens the fluid, making it move slower through hoses, valves and cylinders....

Although purchasing a wheelchair accessible vehicle can be expensive, your NMEDA dealer can guide you to programs that may help you. Below are a few general options to research: State Agencies – Every state has a Vocational Rehabilitation Program. These are state funded programs that assist people with disabilities to...