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  1. Sticky: Found The Heathman in Portland, Oregon. Their...

    Found The Heathman in Portland, Oregon. Their website says Hoyer lift available on request.


    https://heathmanhotel.com/rooms/accessible-rooms/
  2. Sticky: Terrible experience, glad it turned out OK. At...

    Terrible experience, glad it turned out OK. At the Sleep Inn Six Flags San Antonio, we pre-arranged the arrangement with the wooden blocks, and by the time we arrived, the manager was surprised to...
  3. Sticky: Another workaround for Hoyer users If you...

    Another workaround for Hoyer users


    If you can't locate a hotel bed without platforms, here's a great solution I learned here at CareCure. My wife purchased an eight-foot 4″x4″ and had the store...
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    I told my excellent PT doctor that I feel my...

    I told my excellent PT doctor that I feel my crunches more when I fire my thigh muscles or raise my arms at the same time. His solution: placing an exercise ball in my lap, extending my arms over the...
  5. Sticky: https://thewheeledwonder.wordpress.com/2018/03/05/...

    https://thewheeledwonder.wordpress.com/2018/03/05/accessibility-review-chisos-mountain-lodge-big-bend-national-park/


    The only hotel inside the Big Bend National Park, the Chisos Mountain Lodge...
  6. Sticky: Hotel List: beds without platforms, low beds, adjustable-height beds

    Travelers, Hoyer users, please include as many specifics as you can: hotel name, address, phone, room no., manager name, bed height, setup of toilet, shower, sinks above (faucet type, reach) and...
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    Just saw this, I definitely miss Windows 7....

    Just saw this, I definitely miss Windows 7. Dragon 13 is absolutely better voice-recognition, but it is glitchy on Windows 10. Several times a day it stalls… while… launching… applications (still...
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    Hi Jared, Wondering how was your stay and what...

    Hi Jared,
    Wondering how was your stay and what did you do here? Any particular ups and downs as far as accessibility or advice? Thanks.
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    My doctor ran the stethoscope over my belly and...

    My doctor ran the stethoscope over my belly and pronounced me full of you-know-what (my wife concurred). But I eat healthy and dialed back on the adult drinkies, so out of frustration I do 900...
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    Thanks, I had no idea about this and will look at...

    Thanks, I had no idea about this and will look at it.


    Just curious, are you also using Windows Speech Recognition? I understand it's mostly the same since Vista, but I find it virtually unusable...
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    Transcription software (besides Dragon)?

    Though I'll keep fooling with it, I can't get Dragon to transcribe telephone interviews that are at all understandable. Does anybody know of other software to try? Or maybe quadriplegic journalists I...
  12. [APOORVA GANDHI Vice President, Multicultural...

    [APOORVA GANDHI
    Vice President, Multicultural Affairs | Marriott International
    phone: 301-380-4209 | mobile: 301-318-6606
    address: 10400 Fernwood Rd. | Bethesda, MD 20817
    Email:...
  13. Thanks RollPositive, for these contacts. I also...

    Thanks RollPositive, for these contacts. I also really like Wes4dbt's idea for a sticky for us to add hotels with low/adjustable height beds and ones without platforms. This would be so practical and...
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    I have not reviewed my contract, but that's a...

    I have not reviewed my contract, but that's a good idea. Their contention was that they miscalculated my payments over the years, and that their new and corrected formula – which happens to figure in...
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    Unum throttling back benefits

    Has anybody else dealt with this? Last year they came at me suddenly claiming they've been overpaying for years and years and chopped down my monthly benefit. Please PM if you're concerned about...
  16. This is exactly the kind of thing I've got in...

    This is exactly the kind of thing I've got in mind. Would you mind sharing this person's contact info so that we can chime in? It's exciting to learn that others are dealing with the same issue,...
  17. The clouds part, and wow, why is this not a part...

    The clouds part, and wow, why is this not a part of my life. Thank you, Hacknsack! Letters going out to my representatives.


    I wish they all could be California beds.
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    We found accessible toy-haulers, with special...

    We found accessible toy-haulers, with special bathrooms and all, and using the vehicle ramp as a wheelchair ramp. The company lets you build your own RV, by choosing different features. They are...
  19. Hi KLD, Do you know if the state of California...

    Hi KLD,

    Do you know if the state of California already has something like this, i.e., accessibility standards for hotel beds? I think I remember a long time ago, a member here mentioned something...
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    Thanks, you're always so helpful. I just happen...

    Thanks, you're always so helpful. I just happen to have one of these hanging in my bathroom as an ornament because I couldn't find a replacement for the burned-out recharger. (We purchased the item...
  21. In this one they use stem cells from the...

    In this one they use stem cells from the patient's own blood, not umbilical tissue. Definitely promising.

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  22. Disability Activist Carrie Ann Lucas Dies After Insurance Co. Denies Meds

    United Healthcare is the same outfit that screwed me over cladribine treatments for MS.
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    KLD – This is exactly the type of stuff I'm...

    KLD – This is exactly the type of stuff I'm looking for. Thanks for the links and info. Nurses (and teachers) don't take no mess, which gives me hope for the MFA fight: I wouldn't want to be on the...
  24. Thread: Into The Wild

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    Related to Into the Wild, I think, is a...

    Related to Into the Wild, I think, is a documentary called Grizzly Man, about a man who lives among the grizzlies of Alaska. It was beautiful and terrifying and it really hit me.
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    How do you like your Ceiling Lift?

    Please delete if this is a repeat: I'm looking for recommendations on lightweight ceiling lifts, particularly the Prism. The person is 170 pounds max. Being able to move it between tracks would be a...
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