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Archive for June, 2015

Free Adapted Bikes for Kids

The “My Bike” Program gives adapted bicycles to children with disabilities between the ages of 4 and 21.  In West Virginia, the program is for eligible children in 10 counties: Barbour, Doddridge, Harrison, Marion, Marshall, Monongalia, Ohio, Preston, Taylor and Wetzel.  Families must fill out an application and meet guidelines. Variety the Children’s Charity started the […]

Posted in: Recreation

U.S. Access Board free monthly webinar series

The U.S. Access Board hosts a series of free monthly webinars. For registration and information about the webinar series, visit Accessibility Online.  The next webinar will focus on “Accessible Swimming Pools and Spas” and the technical requirements for pool lifts and sloped entries. There will be a question and answer period. It will be held July 2nd from 2:30 […]


The iGuardStove is a device that promotes fire safety and independent living by converting regular stoves to smart stoves with automatic shut off options. This device is hands free and connects to the internet so users can shut off their stoves remotely. Caregivers who are not currently in the home can also use iGuardStove to […]

Posted in: Daily Living

Golden Cirrus with MaxiComfort Chair Lift

Golden Technologies’ new Cirrus with MaxiComfort lift chair is now available in three standard sizes to accommodate more users. The MaxiComfort system provides many reclining positions including the TV Watching, Sleep, Zero-Gravity, and Trendelenburg positions at the push of a button. The MaxiComfort is also the only seating system that raises users to the standing […]

Posted in: Daily Living
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