Short Takes: NMEDA, MAMES

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association is sponsoring the fourth annual National Mobility Awareness Month contest. As part of the contest, wheelchair users will have the chance to win one of four wheelchair accessible vans by submitting a video detailing how they’ve personally triumphed over mobility challenges. Chairiot Mobility, BraunAbility, VMI and El Dorado Mobility have agreed to provide the vehicles and conversions…Attendance was up 10% at this year’s MAMES Spring Convention and Exhibition, held April 22-24 in Omaha, Neb. During the convention, MAMES member Greg Lord, director of Great Plains Rehabilitation Services in Bismarck, N.D., was named the winner of the 2015 MAMES Above and Beyond award. The award honors those who go the extra mile in the HME industry on a state, regional or national level.