This week in short takes

Friday, August 8, 2014

Life After Spinal Cord Injury (LASCI), a motivational program offered by Suwanee, Ga.-based UroMed, has hit 35,000 followers on Facebook. LASCI was created in 2010 to help people who use wheelchairs find more information about motivational speaking programs and other resources to assist them with daily living…Appleton, Wis.-based Bill-Ray Home Mobility, maker of “Friendly Beds,” has a new location at 3000 E Enterprise Avenue with a bigger display area. “Friendly Beds” is a bed mobility system that includes a transfer bar option for safe and independent transfers for those with no leg strength…Michael Johnson Racing will visit Home Care Medical’s Milwaukee retail store Aug. 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson was paralyzed from the mid-chest down in a 2005 dirt-track accident; he hopes to be the first paralyzed driver to race in the Indianapolis 500…HASCO Medical now has the rights to market BraunAbility and Vantage Mobility International wheelchair-accessible vans in Miami. The company plans to offer wheelchair lifts, transfer seating, hand controls, and wheelchair-accessible vehicle service and rentals at a new location there.