Friendly Wheels Archive

10 Tips for Selecting the Right Mobility Aid

Friendly Wheels, Issue 21
October 2009

altAre you looking to buy a mobility aid for yourself or a loved one in the future? There has been an abundance of Medicare fraud over the past few years. Therefore, it is important for people to research a company and its products before making the best mobility selection to suit their needs.

The Web site stopmedicarefraud.gov by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Justice has tips for working with a reputable and trustworthy company. The site recommends to "Be suspicious of anyone who offers you free medical equipment or services and then requests your Medicare number."


Making a Difference in the Community

Friendly Wheels, Issue 18
July 2009
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Leonardo Camargo is determined to make a difference in his community. In high school he was actively involved in his school -- a National Hispanic Scholar, student body president, MVP and captain on his soccer team. After graduating from Palma High in Salinas, Calif. Leonardo went to Santa Clara University where his active involvement in school continued.


Doing Things Differently

Friendly Wheels, Issue 15
April 2009

Susan Bell became an Amigo owner for the first time in 1979 - since then she has done everything from taking her her two children cross country camping to caring for a 100 lb. newborn bull calf to meeting President Ronald Reagan at the White House.

How to Find the Right Mobility Dealer for You

Friendly Wheels, Issue 14
March 2009

Finding the right mobility dealer is just as critical as finding the right mobility equipment. No matter which mobility aid you choose, your dealer should be there to support you every step of the way.


Winter Access to Outdoor Fun

Friendly Wheels, Issue 13
February 2009

Winter brings a natural element of beauty to our surroundings and a desire to get outside and experience some fun. Our Amigo owners are active and adventurous, so winter travel and accessible outdoor activities may be just the cold weather ticket you're looking for. 

News Flash

Supporting Families in Many Helpful Ways

Supporting Families in Many Helpful Ways

Friendly Wheels, Issue 123

August 2018

 

Amigo owners often share inspiring stories. From overcoming a mobility challenge to figuring out innovative ways to go to new places to helping people in their communities, the experiences they share never cease to amaze us.

In this edition of Friendly Wheels, we get to meet Shannon DeWall, JD, an attorney, wife, mother and community volunteer in metro Detroit. Learn more about her story below.

A Family's Story of Reclaiming Hope

A Family's Story of Reclaiming Hope

Friendly Wheels, Issue 122

July 2018

In a time of crisis, it may be reassuring to know that there is another family that's experienced a similar situation: the Shepherds. James Shepherd and his mother founded the Shepherd Center, a not-for-profit hospital located in Atlanta, Georgia specializing spinal cord injury rehabilitation, in 1975 in response to an accident James endured as a young man. Learn more about his family's inspiring story.

This Amigo Owner Adds a Little Magic

This Amigo Owner Adds a Little Magic

Friendly Wheels, Issue 121

June 2018

Carrie Rostollan, a longtime member of the Amigo family, recently visited our Bridgeport facility for the Amigo Mobility Center open house. She shared with us some of her upcoming summer plans and entertained us with her magic tricks! Discover more about Carrie's 'magical' adventures.

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