Earlier this month, we talked about how caregivers can provide even better care by taking time to tend to their own needs. To continue our focus on caregivers during National Family Caregivers Month, today we're covering five useful things to consider when shopping for wheelchair accessible vehicles. Will you always...

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. and abroad to explore new ways of improving patient care and disability resources. Leading...

From the grocery store to work, school and everywhere else in between, accessible parking spots are something we see each and every day. But how closely have you looked at them? If you are a wheelchair accessible vehicle driver, maybe you have looked at handicapped spots closer than most. Did...

For drivers with disabilities, a handicap accessible vehicle can transform day-to-day life with added independence. To keep the freedom of the open road rolling strong, there are a few critical steps to take: finding and purchasing the right vehicle for you, training on your new equipment, and making certain you're...

Whether you’re a caregiver or a person with a disability in need of reliable, safe transportation options, NMEDA and our Quality Assurance Program™ accredited dealers can help you get on the road securely and confidently. In fact, your local NMEDA dealer will be by your side throughout every part of...

Vehicles that are not accessible are designed with a safety bubble comprised of firmly anchored seats, seat belts and a belt restraint system to protect the upper and lower torso, and air bags to protect you in the event of a crash. This “cone of protection” does not exist for...

With age, it’s natural for behavioral and driving habits to change. As we get older, it’s important to notice these changes and adjust appropriately for our benefit as well as for others. When driving is concerned, driving defensively is always suggested, but aging means you should be aware of that...