March 2018

New Mobility’s Biweekly Newsletter – March 1, 2018

By | 2018-03-01T15:53:52+00:00 March 1st, 2018|

Accessible Gardening. How Dis History Became Drunk History. Hospital Production Line — On the Slab. Passage of H.R. 620 Sparks Outrage in the Disability Community. Guidelines and Options for Indwelling Catheter Users. Win a $2,500 Gift Card from VMI.

January 2018

November 2017

October 2017

Moving On to Flatter Terrain

By | 2017-11-01T10:03:00+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|

Q. I have owned a home located on a steep hill, but changes caused by my quadriplegia now make it more difficult for me to travel locally. The steep grade on nearby streets and sidewalks also makes it dangerous to travel in my wheelchair. I want to move to more level ground.

September 2017

New Mobility’s Biweekly Newsletter – September 5, 2017

By | 2017-09-05T15:48:28+00:00 September 1st, 2017|

Quad Photography. Disaster Assistance for People with Disabilities. CMS Clarifies that Medicare Covers Maintenance Care. Take Back the Kitchen. New Mexico Travel. Complete the NM Reader Survey and Be Entered to Win $200.

August 2017

Paying for Home Access Modifications

By | 2017-09-01T09:29:15+00:00 August 1st, 2017|

I use a power wheelchair and had saved up money for the down payment on a mortgage. There will be several modifications needed to make this home accessible. One of the first places I turned for assistance was a government agency but was disappointed to learn that I have accumulated too much money and that my salary alone surpasses their limitation. Are there other resources available to people like me so that we can make access improvements or repairs?

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