At NMEDA, quality and safety are of utmost importance—they are the founding premise of our association as a whole. Our Quality Assurance Program (QAP), the only nationally recognized accreditation program for the adaptive mobility equipment industry, is just one way we strive to uphold these standards. In addition to QAP,...

With technological advancements making strides in transportation, it comes as no surprise that we’ve made mobility more futuristic than before… not to mention fun! Concept and design of future furnished wheels is progressing to provide wheelchair users with greater functionality and style: Shape Shifting Wheelchair – This futuristic wheelchair is...

When it comes to creating the next big thing in accessibility driven products, there’s a lot of competition out there. From consumer and vehicle technology, to athletics, mobile computing and more, the possibilities are virtually endless. Here, we spotlight some of the best in modern accessibility technology that you should...

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 Mobility Equipment Dealers Association - NMEDA, we strive to be...

For seniors, having a safe, reliable method of transportation is one of the most important aspects of remaining active and content. However, getting behind the wheel of a standard vehicle may not be the most secure or comfortable option. If you’ve suffered an injury or have limited range of motion,...

Finding and buying a wheelchair accessible vehicle is a process that can’t be rushed. This is a purchase that can potentially redefine your day-to- day experiences, your independence and the lives of those around you. That’s why taking the time to learn the right, and best, way to shop for...

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...