Natural disasters can take place at any moment and can come in any form from floods, severe weather, earthquakes and more, yielding unfortunate outcomes without warning. Being prepared can save lives and planning is important; know who will help you if you need assistance or if you need to evacuate....

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,...

Military service veterans who use wheelchairs don’t just watch sports – they’re part of the action! They enjoy competitive events including basketball, softball, swimming, cycling, lifting, trap shooting, and more. These sports and others are offered at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, the largest annual wheelchair sports event in the...

Across the nation, Americans are uniting to thank and honor Vietnam veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice. On March 29, America will observe National Vietnam War Veterans Day. This special day was added to our national holidays when the President signed into law The Vietnam War Veterans...

Purchasing a wheelchair van or having your own vehicle modified for your disabilities is costly. To help our veterans and service members with disabilities, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers financial assistance to purchase a new or used vehicle and/or have a vehicle adapted. To purchase a vehicle Service members...

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...