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Toothbrush Pillow Now in North Dakota Can Assist Elderly & Disabled Balancing Toothbrush



BISMARCK, ND /EINPresswire.com/ — North Dakota Assistive lending library of tools, devices, and assistive technology services for persons with physical or neurological impairments, is expanding in a small way.

The latest addition to the device demonstration is the Toothbrush Pillow, a small countertop HSA & FSA medical device that balances a toothbrush in the horizontal position with bristles up to aid and assist physically or neurologically impaired individuals in applying toothpaste. Like all the numerous devices and services available from North Dakota

We are grateful & delighted to have the Toothbrush Pillow in the North Dakota Assistive short-term equipment trial program. We look forward to helping the elderly & disabled with oral care needs.”

– AP

Assistive, the Toothbrush Pillow can be tried by the user before committing to its use.

North Dakota Assistive is a non-profit organization that strives to bring assistive technology devices and services into the lives of North Dakotans and Minnesotans of all ages who need it. Our goal is to help bridge the gap between ability and disability using assistive technology.

North Dakota Assistive now has the Toothbrush Pillow thru the Short-Term Equipment Trial Program. North Dakota Assistive is a state and federally funded program that provides assistive technology services statewide to people of all ages and abilities providing device demonstration, short-term device loans, and reutilization of assistive technology.

This program was established so people can:

• Try assistive technology before they buy it
• Compare assistive technology options
• Temporarily replace a device that is being repaired
• Provide a temporary accommodation
• Learn about assistive technology available to them or their clients

According to CDC.gov 3 percent of North Dakota adults have a self-care disability, 10 percent with mobility disability, and 6 percent have an independent living disability. Independent living is described as serious difficulty doing errands alone, such as visiting a doctor’s office and self-care is difficulty dressing or bathing.

Funding for North Dakota Assistive is available through a government-sponsored program called Assistive Technology Act Programs (ATAP), administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. HHS works through various state agencies that work closely with individual users impacted by disabling conditions.

The Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATiA) defines Assistive technology (AT) is any item, piece of equipment, software program, or product system that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of persons with disabilities.

The small Toothbrush Pillow, like thousands of other devices designed to assist disabled and elderly, is available at 36 out of 56 assistive technology locations throughout all 50 states, four US territories, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

About Toothbrush Pillow

The device is currently being used by individuals with Parkinson’s, arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), stroke, Autism, and upper limb amputees. Occupational therapists supply the Toothbrush Pillow and teaches client’s proper oral care. The device creates opportunities for individuals with daily oral care when dealing with extraordinary medical issues in the absent of medical doctors. Very economical, easy to use, and can be used independently. The intellectual property behind TBP is owned by American Businessman, Anthem Pleasant.

To learn more, please visit:  http://www.toothbrushpillow.com/ or call 623.444.2985

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Robooter Showcases Innovative Power Wheelchair X40 at CES 2024



Robooter Showcases Innovative Power Wheelchair X40 at CES

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 10, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Robooter, a leading autonomous mobility device manufacturer renowned for its robotic technology supporting the elderly and disabled, is proud to present the innovative power wheelchair X40 and offer a new space and mobility solution through its partners at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2024), held from January 9 to 12 in Las Vegas.

With 3275 exhibitors, including 1051 startups, the annual CES exhibition is lauded as “the most powerful tech event in the world”. For rising companies like Robooter, CES is a pivotal platform to showcase products, technologies, and solutions that significantly enhance daily life.

Introducing the X40: A New Era in Intelligent, Foldable Power Wheelchairs

Robooter has developed a comprehensive portfolio of electric wheelchairs, mobility aids, and living assistance devices.

This year, the spotlight at CES is on the X40, the semi-outdoor, electrically foldable wheelchair. Designed to address the challenges of lower limb mobility, the X40 offers ample legroom and operates smoothly on most surfaces without needing a turning radius.

The IF Design award-winning X40 is fully integrated with omnidirectional wheels, remote control, and an adjustable maximum speed for added safety. Equipped with a long-lasting battery and an easy-to-use interface, it ensures effortless navigation. An optional compact 10Ah battery makes the wheelchair conveniently transportable on various modes of public transportation.

Expanding Mobility Solutions with the E Series

In addition to the globally successful X40 featured at CES, in 2023, Robooter launched the new E Series, further expanding its range of innovative products. This series is designed with an emphasis on indoor and outdoor adaptability, meeting the diverse needs of elders and people with disabilities.

The E40 indoor foldable wheelchair, part of the E Series, is ideal for individuals with limited lower limb mobility. It features a user-friendly, two-step folding mechanism, ample legroom, and a compact turning radius. Its ergonomic backrest and intelligent software, with cruise control and speed limit functions, provide unparalleled comfort and ease of use.

For outdoor adventures, the E60 series showcases advanced technologies. The E60 and E60-A models are equipped with 10-inch omnidirectional wheels, while the E60Pro and E60Pro-A feature larger 12-inch wheels, conquering obstacles up to 3.1 inches in height. Their shock-absorbing springs and high-performance omnidirectional wheels allow free movement in any direction, enhancing navigation in complex terrains and a variety of outdoor environments. When folded, these wheelchairs easily fit into car trunks, promoting convenient travel and accessibility.

Robooter’s Commitment to the U.S. Market and Partnerships

Robooter places immense value on the U.S. market, actively seeking to deepen relationships with local partners. Its participation at CES, alongside esteemed American collaborators, signifies the company’s commitment to expanding its presence and enhancing accessibility solutions in the U.S. market.

A Message from CEO, Jiangguo Li 

“Robooter leverages technology to enhance the lives of billions with lower limb disabilities. Our acclaimed X40 power wheelchair, featuring omnidirectional wheels and remote control capabilities, demonstrates our commitment to innovative solutions. Since our inception in 2016, we have been at the forefront of using AI and robotics to empower independence. Our philosophy of ‘compassionate technology’ drives us to innovate solutions that slow mobility loss progression, reduce complications, and elevate the experience for all users. Robooter – where technology meets compassion.”

Robooter’s Autonomous Mobility: A Benchmark in Smart Infrastructure Integration

Robooter’s autonomous mobility solutions are setting new standards in smart infrastructure integration, illustrating the transformative power of technology in traditional sectors. The company’s debut at CES is more than presenting a product; it’s about redefining accessibility in diverse environments. Robooter’s intuitive mobile app bridges the gap between devices, offering seamless navigation and intelligent assistance. An innovative blend of AI and machine vision ensures a user experience that is natural and responsive. With Robooter’s technology, the company is not just moving people – it’s advancing the way the world connects and interacts.

For more information, please visit www.robooter.com.


For further information: Keira Zhou, zhourr@bangbangrobotics.com

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Expanding Food Access in Under-Resourced Communities: Diana Gregory Outreach & LISC



In partnership with the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), Diana Gregory Outreach Services is making a significant impact in under-resourced communities by expanding access to healthy, affordable food. With a mission to enrich lives through healthy eating, the organization focuses on providing fresh produce, nutrition education, and meaningful social interactions to seniors and veterans in the Phoenix area.

“Transforming Communities Through Healthy Food: Diana Gregory Outreach & LISC”

The Equitable Food Access grant program, facilitated by LISC, plays a vital role in supporting this initiative. It is part of a larger effort to address economic disparities and foster solutions for healthy food access in predominantly communities of color. LISC’s commitment to breaking down systemic racial barriers aligns with their Project 10X initiative, which aims to create equitable opportunities for health, wealth, and overall well-being.

Through the collaboration between Diana Gregory Outreach Services and LISC, individuals in under-resourced communities can now enjoy improved access to nutritious food, empowering them to lead healthier lives.

For more information about LISC and Diana Gregory Outreach, visit: https://dianagregory.com/

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National Institutes of Health All of Us Research Program Mobile Tour Visits New Jersey



PERTH AMBOY, N.J. /PRNewswire/ — Starting this week, National Alliance for Hispanic Health and Network of the National Library of Medicine in New Jersey will host the All of Us Journey, a traveling educational exhibit that brings the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program to communities across the United States. The Journey features interactive activities, videos, games, quizzes, and more—all designed to demonstrate the power of participation in health research. Interested attendees will learn how they can help shape the future of health for themselves, their families, and their communities for generations to come. Attendees will also have the opportunity to register for the All of Us Research Program during their visit.

New Jersey is one stop on the All of Us Journey’s national tour. The public are invited to attend and learn how they can help change the future of health as participants in the All of Us Research Program.

Tuesday, August 29 to Friday September 1, 2023
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Puerto Rican Association for Human Development, Inc.
100 1st St
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861

Tuesday, September 5 to Friday September 8, 2023 
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Tuesday to Thursday
8 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Friday
Rowan University
201 Mullica Hill Road
Glassboro, NJ 08028

Tuesday, September 12 to Friday, September 15, 2023
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Centenary University
400 Jefferson St
Hackettstown, NJ 07840

The All of Us Research Program, led by the National Institutes of Health, aims to recruit at least one million participants that reflect the diversity of the United States.  All of Us will help researchers understand more about why people get sick or stay healthy. To learn more about the All of Us Research Program and upcoming events, visit https://www.joinallofus.org/.

About the All of Us Journey
All of Us is a registered service mark of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). The Journey is managed by Montage Marketing Group in collaboration with Scripps Research Translational Institute, and funded by the National Institutes of Health award OT2OD035580

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