Veterans with disabilities know the special significance of November 11—Veterans Day, which honors veterans of all wars for their patriotism and willingness to serve in the military and sacrifice for our country. At NMEDA, we know a significant portion of the population our members serve are veterans. We salute these...

Last week, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Robert Wilkie, joined Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) in honoring three companies at the Mission: ABLE Awards for their leadership and efforts to expand the rights of individuals with disabilities. Over 400 guests attended the event, that recognized those who...

NMEDA was in Los Angeles last week attending the American Heart Association’s International Stroke Conference. NMEDA’s Director of Government Relations, Amy Schoppman, and NMEDA’s Director of Partner Relations, Trevor Jennings, were present to discuss stroke rehab and automotive mobility solutions with the neurologists, neuroscience nurses, hospital-based stroke coordinators, and stroke...

TAMPA, FL – (February 27, 2017) – The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) announced the 2017 Hall of Fame Class inductees at its national conference held in Daytona Beach, Florida. Gene Morton, Stan Nystrom, Bill Siebert, Jeff Ruff and Dale Carpenter were each recognized as successful innovators and businessmen...

Tampa, Fla. – The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) announced the passage of federal legislation to improve the administration of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Automobile Adaptive Equipment (AAE) Program for disabled veterans. Under the Veterans Mobility Safety Act, vendors participating in the AAE Program will be...

Our NMEDA family would like to send a big “Thank You!” to everyone who participated and helped make the 2016 National Mobility Awareness Month “Local Heroes” contest a success. The campaign finished with 930 online entries that received over 1,164,000 votes. Special congratulations go to Steve Karmgard, of Genoa, Illinois;...

TAMPA, Florida (June 28, 2016) – Today, the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) announced the three winners of the 2016 National Mobility Awareness Month Local Heroes Contest. The campaign finished with 928 Local Hero online entries that received 1.1 million votes. The sponsors for the wheelchair accessible vehicles...