New Mobility Newsletter — Nov. 16, 2023

Opens in a new windowVictoria’s Secret launches first adaptive line

Victoria’s Secret and PINK launched their first customizable bra and panty collection this fall. The intimates are available in a variety of colors and prints and feature magnetic closures, front strap adjusters and sensory fabric. Advertising to promote them features model and wheelchair user Bri Scalesse. “Being the face of Victoria Secret’s Adaptive campaign is an ode to my younger self, who never saw a body like hers represented by an intimate apparel brand,” she says.

Opens in a new windowShowerGlyde Shower Chair: Reviewed

A new line of sliding shower seats promises a quality chair at a more affordable price. We asked Bob Vogel to try one out and he found it to be a sturdy piece of equipment that could make the shower routine much easier for those used to relying on a basic shower seat. Read the full review for more details.

Opens in a new windowPlease remain seated: run for your lives

Nearly four years after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new documentary reveals the dire conditions faced by residents of the government-run Coler Nursing and Rehabilitation Care Center in New York City. Fire through dry grass It was produced by the wheelchair users who experienced it. Watch as this group, named People of the Year 2021 by New Mobility, fight a system that has little regard for their lives.

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Accessible kitchen with gray cabinets and open areas under the sink and stove

Opens in a new windowProfit by renting out your accessible properties

Demand is high and inventory low for affordable short-term rental properties. Wheelchair users across the country have taken matters into their own hands by renting out their own accessible properties. Here they share what it takes to run a rental, how to market it to the disability community, and how much you can make if done right.

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