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New Solutions enters new chapter

January 20, 2023Liz Beaulieu, Editor

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – New Solutions, a wheelchair and scooter parts supplier, has a new owner and a new home.  Co-owners Leonard Graves and Nick Hambrick, both quadriplegics, started the company out of a garage in California in 1992 when, frustrated with too many flat tires, they figured out a way to build flat-free inserts (See related story below). Now looking to retire, they’ve sold the company to Phil Cunningham, formerly of Invacare.  “They’re neat guys...

Equipment, Mobility, New Solutions, Phil Cunningham, Wheelchair

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Bed rails under new scrutiny

January 11, 2013Liz Beaulieu, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - A recent New York Times article shone a bright light on the dangers associated with bed rails: the injuries and deaths (36,000 and 150, respectively, from 2003 through May of 2012), and the lack of oversight on manufacturers. On the heels of that article, Rep. Edward Markey, D-Mass., called on several government agencies to form a national task force dedicated to better addressing the regulation and oversight of bed systems and bed rails. Here's what Phil Cunningham, business manager...

Bed Rails, Invacare, Phil Cunningham

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