This is a VPL-3153 installed inside of a home to allow the client access to his den.

Vertical Platform Lift 4-20-17This is a VPL-3153 installed inside of a home to allow the client access to his den.

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Example of a ceiling lift install in Richmond, Virginia Area

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This is a ceiling lift we recently installed so the client could transfer from their chair to the sofa.

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VCU PARALYMPIC EXPERIENCE DAY

Sportable -VCU PARALYMPIC EXPERIENCE DAY

DATE :  April 14 2017

 TIME :  5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

LOCATION

VCU Siegel Center
1200 West Broad St
Richmond, VA 23284

DETAILS

Sportable is hosting an Paralympic Experience Day! This event will be designed to show individuals with physical disabilities and/or visual impairments how participating in sports and living a healthy, active lifestyle can have a profoundly positive impact on their live! Individuals with physical disabilities and/or visual impairments, as well as community members of all ages will have the opportunity to try a variety of adapted sports first hand! Also, members of the VCU Men’s and Women’s basketball teams will be in attendance and will mostly likely be trying out wheelchair basketball!

If you have questions, please contact Sportable at info@sportable.org

or 804-340-2995

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Independent Living Expo! May 13, 2017- Fredericksburg Expo Center

Come see, touch, try, and learn about technology and services that help people with disabilities live as independently as possible.  Mini-workshops on a variety of independent living topics will also be presented at this free event.

INDEPENDENT LIVING EXPO is an event where individuals with disabilities can learn, first-hand and under one roof, about available independent living services and technologies.

Now is the time and here is the right place. The disAbility Resource Center’s next INDEPENDENT LIVING EXPO is on Saturday, May 13, 2017, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center. The Fredericksburg region (Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania and Stafford) is home to 347,000 citizens. Fredericksburg is located 58 miles north of Richmond, the state capital; 50 miles south of Washington, D.C.; and 143 miles northwest of Norfolk.

This was a very popular event in 2016 and 95% of the attendees said they would return each year.  Attendees include people with various disabilities of all ages, their family members, seniors, caregivers, teachers, therapists, service providers, and medical personnel.

* Please check their website for details and confirm dates & times.

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THE disABILITY RESOURCE CENTER

 OF THE RAPPAHANNOCK AREA, INC.

A Center for Independent Living working to enable people of all disabilities of all ages to live up to their greatest potential of independent living.

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Come see us at the Williamsburg Home Show at the College of William & Mary March 25th and 26th, 2017

Mobility Savaria Home ShowCome see Mobility Supercenter at the Williamsburg Home Show!

Dates & Times:

The College of William & Mary
William & Mary Hall (a/k/a Kaplan Arena)
751 Ukrop Way
Williamsburg VA 23185

PLENTY OF FREE PARKING

Saturday, March 25, 10a-5p
Sunday, March 26, 10a-4p

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Richmond Home & Garden Show -March 3-5, 2017

Come see us at the Richmond Home & Garden Show! Come see new products!

March 3-5, 2017

Richmond Raceway Complex

Richmond, VA

DATES & HOURS

Friday, March 3, 2017  11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday, March 4, 2017  10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday, March 5, 2017  10:00 am – 6:00 pm

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Paralyzed Veterans of America, Mid-Atlantic. • Bass Fishing Flea Market

PVA Bass Fishing Event

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The Vibe’s Pop-Up Dinner is back! German Mardi Gras (Karneval) on Sunday February 26th.

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The Positive Vibe Cafe Present’s  Our German Mardi Gras (Karneval) on Sunday February 26th. Our fantastic German Buffet, Live Music with an authentic German Oom Pah Band “The Sauerkrauts”, Magic Show with Jonathan Austin and special beverages. It will be at The Mobility Supercenter  (7450 Midlothian Turnpike) and our Training Program Grads will be assisting at the event… 5:30-8:30pm.  Wear your favorite Mardi Gras outfit and will be featuring Legend Brewery’s  Utebier, their new spring ale.$25/person (kids half price) and call 560-9622 for reservations !

Where: Mobility Supercenter

Address: 7450 Midlothian Turnpike, North Chesterfield, VA 23225

Time: 5:30 -8:30 pm

Cost: $25 per person (kids half price)

Call for Reservations  804-560-9622

 

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Caring for You…. caring for me – For Caregivers

 What It Means To Be A Caregiver

February 22 – March 29, 2017

(Wednesdays)

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Southminster Presbyterian Church

7500 Hull Street Road

North Chesterield, VA 23235

LENGTH: Two hours and ifteen minutes

per week for ive weeks.

Caring4You Caring4Me Brochure

TOPICS:

 What It Means To Be A Caregiver

 Taking Care of Yourself

 Building Cooperative Relationships

 Preventing and Solving Problems

 Accessing and Developing Resources

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Family, professional and volunteer

caregivers who are providing assistance or

support to persons with long term illnesses

or disabilities.

GOALS FOR THE PROGRAM:

This education and support program

provides family and professional caregivers

with an opportunity:

 To gain information on various topics

related to caregiving.

 To learn methods of coping with the

stresses and strains of being a caregiver.

 To learn what resources are available to

them.

 To discover ways of working together to

reduce some of the frustrations and

barriers they face in their caregiving

roles.

 To recognize that they are not alone—

others share similar feelings and

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VMI ‘s New Chrysler Pacifica- Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle

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