August 27, 2014 (Mamaroneck, NY) – The New York Mobility Club (sponsored by
Bussani Mobility Team
) is holding FREE events about “
Sexuality & Intimacy
” for people with disabilities, featuring guest speaker Liz Treston. These straightforward and entertaining discussions are for mature audiences only. September 9 from 6-8 pm at Bussani Mobility (501 Concord Avenue, Mamaroneck, NY) and October 7 from 6-8 pm at Bussani Mobility (500 Central Avenue, Bethpage, NY).
The New York Mobility Club is a local community group that supports people living with physical disabilities. A
FREE community service,
the group meets once a month on a rotating basis at Bussani Mobility’s offices in Mamaroneck, Bethpage and Smithtown, NY. The gatherings are friendly places where people with disabilities and their loved ones can go to talk and learn about all sorts of resources to help them live more independent and fulfilling lives. The atmosphere is uplifting and positive. Participants share their stories, challenges and successes.
At each session, a guest speaker gives the main presentation on one of many topics including health and fitness, travel, finances, relationships, home improvement, transportation, and mobility solutions. Also included are social activities, refreshments, and giveaways…all in an accessible environment. Easy parking is provided.
For more information or to RSVP, call 845-429-7983 or email
Bussani Mobility Team
) is a leading provider of automotive mobility products and services for people with disabilities. The company helps people with disabilities regain the freedom and independence to go where they want to go and do what they want to do. Established in 1974 with headquarters in Bethpage, NY (Nassau County) and with offices in Smithtown (Suffolk County), Mamaroneck (Westchester County) and Sunnyside (Queens), Bussani Mobility Team is a market leader in the Tri-State (NY, NJ, CT) area. The company’s team of experts offers: a complete line of wheelchair vans and mobility equipment from top manufacturers available for purchase or rental, wheelchair accessible taxis, a full-service automotive shop, 24-hour emergency service, special financing options, insurance services, educational opportunities, and in-store consultants who are dedicated to meeting their customers’ every need with a highly personal touch.
Summer’s not over yet! There’s still time to get out and enjoy the fun with friends and family. Festivals, parks, sports, the beach….you name it and it’s happening somewhere in the New York Metro area. Need some inspiration? Here are 10 accessible activities to do before summer ends:
1) Blaze a Trail – Go hiking on an accessible trail, have a picnic or go camping. Take in some nature, maybe even do a bit of bird-watching. See what
New York state
has to offer.
2) Stop and Smell the Roses – Visit the stunning landscapes, collections and landmarks at the
New York Botanical Gardens
in the Bronx. There’s even jazz on Thursday nights…and floral design and Mario Batali cooking classes throughout the week.
3) Hit the Beach – Rent a
Floating Beach Wheelchair
. These amphibious rolling beach chairs take you from boardwalk to beach to water!
4) Take a Dip in the Pool – Who doesn’t love to feel weightless? Call your local YMCA or YWCA to find out about an adaptive swimming program.
5) Go Fishing – Check out these
in New York to find fishing access for anglers with disabilities.
– Wheelchair tennis can be played on any regular tennis court. It’s your serve.
7) Surfs Up – On September 21, a
Wheels2Water Paralyzed Surfers
event is taking place on Long Island.
8) Watch a Movie Under the Stars – Pack up the family and go see “The Lego Movie” under the stars on August 8th at Ridge Road Park (Hartsdale, NY), courtesy of The Miracle League of Westchester.
9) Take Me Out to the Ball Park – What says summer more than a baseball game? Yankees or Mets, it’s your call. Either way, hot dogs are a must.
Swim With Dolphins
– For something truly memorable, hop a flight to Miami and head to Key Largo or Marathon Key for a one-of-a-kind, fully accessible swim with dolphins.
More Tips: Find out what you need to know about
accessibility at summertime venues