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VCI Mobility to Combine with MobilityWorks to Provide the Highest Level of Mobility Sales and Service Throughout PA and NJ

Mobility Works

VCI Mobility is pleased to announce that they have been acquired by MobilityWorks of Akron, OH. Over the years, MobilityWorks has built the most recognizable brand name in the mobility industry. They are the largest dealer in the country of BraunAbility and VMI conversions.

With the addition of VCI’s four locations, MobilityWorks will now have a total of 30 mobility product showrooms servicing the needs of the disabled community throughout the United States. “By combining with MobilityWorks, VCI will be able to accomplish much more for its clients,” says Bill Blaser. Read more

Performance Van Shop, Inc., of Woodbury, NJ, Is Now VCI Mobility

Performance Van Shop, Inc., of Woodbury, NJ, Is Now VCI Mobility

We are excited to announce that Performance Vans, Inc., of Woodbury, NJ, is now VCI Mobility. The acquisition will enable us to provide a full breadth of mobility products and services to the Southern New Jersey marketplace.

“We are thrilled with the opportunity to become a part of the Gloucester County (NJ) community. As a local resident, it is especially significant for me to be in a position to service this area. Adding the Woodbury location to our family of mobility locations powerfully enhances our ability to successfully service all of our clients,” notes Susan Locklear, General Manager of both the Woodbury and Cinnaminson VCI Mobility locations. Read more

Deductions Available for Durable Medical Equipment (DME)

You may not realize it, but the United States Tax Code allows you to deduct certain medical expenses from your federal income taxes. Among the medical expenses that may be deducted are expenses associated with acquiring durable medical equipment (DME).

According to the IRS website, a deduction can be taken for medical expenses incurred by you, your spouse, or a dependent.

The IRS defines DME as “certain medical equipment that is ordered by a doctor for use in the home.” Walkers, wheelchairs, and hospital beds are listed as examples. Please note that the DME expenses must be used to “…alleviate or prevent a physical or mental defect or illness.” Read more

Wheelchair and Scooter Lifts: A Great Way to Enhance Your Mobility and Freedom

You may have heard the terms “wheelchair lifts” or “scooter lifts.” In fact, you may even have heard these items referred to as “wheelchair hoists” or “stowage lifts.” However, did you know that these items can also be called “freedom-enhancing products” because of their ease and convenience? To begin, let’s take a look at the two types of wheelchair lifts: occupied wheelchair lifts and unoccupied wheelchair lifts. Read more

Automatic Wheelchair Locking Devices

QStraint Wheelchair Locking System

What Is an Automatic Wheelchair Locking Device?

Automatic wheelchair locking devices are products designed to secure an occupied wheelchair during transport. What makes them automatic is that the wheelchair user only needs to move the chair into position for the locking device to engage. When it is time to release, the push of a button disengages the lock, and the wheelchair user can then easily exit the vehicle. Read more