VMI’s Operation Independence Connects Veterans to VA Funding for Accessible Vehicles
If you’re a veteran considering purchasing a wheelchair-accessible vehicle but are fretting about the cost of the conversion, Vantage Mobility International (VMI) has a message for you: You might qualify for federal grants that would put you in a vehicle with no money out of pocket.
- By Elisha Bury
- Jul 01, 2012
Alberto Cruz, of Willimantic, Conn., Ken Davert, of Bay City, Mich., and Ron Miner, of Frankfort, Ill., have won the National Mobility Awareness Month Local Heroes contest.
The Braun Corporation has announced that Mike Bruno, of Bruno Independent Living Aids, and Sam Schmidt, of Sam Schmidt Motorsports, have joined the senior management group as strategic investors.
Last month, Ralph Braun, founder of the Braun Corporation, was honored at the White House as one of 14 Champions of Change.
Chrysler Group hosted an event at its headquarters to increase employee awareness of wheelchair accessible vehicles and adaptive mobility equipment options and debut its new Automobility Program Web site.
A recent American Automobile Association (AAA) poll found that nearly half of seniors worry about losing their freedom and mobility when the time comes for them to transition from driver to passenger. Fortunately, seniors can prolong their ability to drive by following just a few simple steps provided by the AAA.
“Housing an Aging Population – Are We Prepared?” offers a stark look at the housing challenges associated with aging baby boomers.
Patrick Boardman discusses the importance of credentialing for home accessibility modifications and what questions you should ask when choosing a contractor.
- By Patrick Boardman
- Apr 01, 2012
The Braun Corporation recently awarded its Ralph Braun Signature Award to six BraunAbility dealerships across the nation.
The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) has inducted members into the inaugural Hall of Fame.
Topics include power charger challenges and effective emergency broadcasts.
- By Laurie Watanabe
- Mar 23, 2012
A checklist from the World Health Organization is making it possible for seniors to evaluate their city to see if it is retirement ready.
In conjunction with its 25th anniversary, Vantage Mobility International (VMI), maker of wheelchair-accessible van conversions, has unveiled a 25th Anniversary Limited Edition Honda Odyssey with Northstar conversion.