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Category: News and Views

Pool Lifts

PMC  August 14, 2015    pmc  Jeff Conner

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In 1990, the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush. The ADA is one of America’s most comprehensive pieces of civil rights legislation in that it guarantees that people with disabilities have the same opportunities as everyone else to participate in the mainstream of American life — to enjoy employment opportunities, to purchase goods and services, and to participate in state and local government programs and services.…

Hip Fracture Patients' Mobility Benefits From Home-Based Exercises

PMC  June 15, 2014    pmc  Jeff Conner

hipfractureOver 250,000 people in the United States experience a hip fracture every year, many of them elderly. Unfortunately, according to a new study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association, over 80 percent who could previously walk without assistance and climb stairs do not regain those abilities after 2 years.…

Free Online Quotes Are Here!

PMC  July 26, 2013    pmc  Jeff Conner

stairlift1Pacific Mobility Center is proud to announce a new feature to our website. We now offer our customers the chance to get a free, online quote on a new stairlift from the comfort of their own home, at any time of day or night, without the inconvenience of having a salesperson come to their homes.…

Don’t Let Mobility Keep You From Voting!

PMC  August 20, 2012    pmc  Jeff Conner

New laws passed in many states requiring voters to present valid state or federal identification are bringing back to light a subject often overlooked in the modern American political landscape: disabled voter disenfranchisement. As many as 37 states have passed or are considering voted ID legislation, which could potentially affect, amongst other groups, disabled and elderly voters disproportionately.…