Monthly Archives: December 2018

Guest post: My Limitless Potential

12/10/2018

My name is JoJo and I acquired a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in April of 2017. I was in a nursing home until my doctors could get me a wheelchair to use to get home. Shortly after returning home, my family and I realized that due to the impact the TBI has had on my ability to move my arms, the manual wheelchair was not going to work for me. My family and I searched everywhere… Guest post: My Limitless Potential

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No Time to Slow Down–A Power Chair for Frances Crowe

12/05/2018

Last week I received an email from Tom Filiault, the DME Reuse Site coordinator at Stavros CIL in Amherst. The email included a picture of an elderly woman, Frances Crowe, who’d recently received a refurbished power wheelchair from REquipment, our durable medical equipment reuse program. In the photo, Crowe is beaming with Bob Blain, a Stavros delivery driver, in front of a large portrait of Sojourner Truth (the abolitionist and fugitive slave). Crowe wears a… No Time to Slow Down–A Power Chair for Frances Crowe

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