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    Have rarely had chair get loose after chair...

    Have rarely had chair get loose after chair brakes put on. Yes, it may move a bit. I always keep a stick with a hook on the end up front on the floor of the van and have had to use it a couple of...
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    I have Medicare as first provider, then Blue...

    I have Medicare as first provider, then Blue Cross (employer-provided for retirees). The Blue Cross kicks in payment on rare occasions, but once covered a $1200 brace that Medicare would not cover...
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    I googled visiting physicians in San Diego and...

    I googled visiting physicians in San Diego and there's a service listed: Home Physicians Medical Group, Inc. @ phone 888-337-3627. (I use Visiting Physicians Association, which is not listed for...
  4. Thread: winter

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    Amazing experiences you have had. Thanks for the...

    Amazing experiences you have had. Thanks for the information!
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    Can you tell me the trail riding site? I'd like...

    Can you tell me the trail riding site? I'd like to check it out. (Sorry to change the subject)
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    Just letting you know I have not received a PM...

    Just letting you know I have not received a PM from you.
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    Sounds like a great adapted van. Years ago when...

    Sounds like a great adapted van. Years ago when we had one for sale we first got the blue book value then added up the cost of the adapted equipment, then estimated depreciation for the equipment,...
  8. Thank you!! Will try these suggestions. I had...

    Thank you!! Will try these suggestions. I had already put my friend's name into contacts on my Mac and on my iPhone, but did not check the Contacts on my husband's Windows computer where our...
  9. Nice work!

    Nice work!
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    So true about the gains slipping away. We keep...

    So true about the gains slipping away. We keep finding creative ways to compensate - hope you keep it up. Thanks for your comments!
  11. Why is an email going to Junk Mail instead of Inbox?

    I've been keeping in touch by email with an old friend for the past year. About three months ago I stopped hearing from her. Fast forward - we finally connected when I found emails from her in my...
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    Thanks for the info SCI Nurse - that web site has...

    Thanks for the info SCI Nurse - that web site has great information.
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    Have you been on the internet to search for "leg...

    Have you been on the internet to search for "leg braces" in order to learn the types of leg braces? I have seen plastic splint/like ones and metal ones. Also, there may be a reason for the slight...
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    Thanks for the response.

    Thanks for the response.
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    Is this site "Not Secure"?

    I've noticed that at the top of this site on my computer it says Not Secure - sci.rutgers.edu

    This has not always been there and I'm not sure when it appeared. Please comment/explain. Is this...
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    So glad to read these responses! I know there...

    So glad to read these responses! I know there are others in the same boat. Aging with a significant disability/paralysis brings new needs/techinques/equipment, in order to maintain independence. ...
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    Brad09: Have you tried Googling this issue, as...

    Brad09: Have you tried Googling this issue, as well as searching on YouTube. I've seen plenty of videos on YouTube demonstrating numerous issues related to paralyzed persons, transfers, etc.
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    Brad09, I totally appreciate what you are doing...

    Brad09, I totally appreciate what you are doing to mentor this person in the nursing home. I agree with Tooley's suggestion to see if there's a quad rugby team near enough to have him and possibly...
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    Not much space to maneuver. Hopefully the...

    Not much space to maneuver. Hopefully the wheeler won't get door-smacked by someone coming out of the opposite door.
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    I have heard of an add-on headrest, but haven't...

    I have heard of an add-on headrest, but haven't gotten that far in this idea. At present it's my transfers to driver's seat that are approaching "unsafe".

    I guess I'm mainly whining about the...
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    Driving from wheelchair

    Just wondering if anyone knows of any new developments for driving a van from a wheelchair with ZX1 attached. I use a manual indoors, but must attach it to my ZX1 whenever I go out. I understand...
  22. Your post inspires me to continue the fight. (Two...

    Your post inspires me to continue the fight. (Two wheeler elderly couple).
    Thank you for posting ordinary things that are really extraordinary in the life of a wheeler. So true about the trip to...
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    Yes.
    You mention you asked community members and "they would rather keep their manual chairs....". How about asking community members who are sitting in power wheelchairs whether they would...
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    Just a comment or two. Recently my husband put...

    Just a comment or two. Recently my husband put my "back-up" wheels on my chair so we can take my wheels to the bike shop for new tires and tubes. The b-u wheels have coated push rims and are in the...
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    Wonderful about your plan! Just want to add that...

    Wonderful about your plan! Just want to add that we are a two wheeler couple and in our home for 40 years - you might be amazed at all the disability related equipment and supplies we continue to...
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