VA Palo Alto to Receive Donation of New iBOT Personal Mobility Device

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VA Palo Alto Health Care System will participate in the national Operation Mobility Tour, a cross-country event hosted by the national nonprofit SoldierStrong in partnership with Mobius Mobility to donate iBOT® PMD mobility devices, The event will feature an Innovations Fair to highlight the latest innovation partnerships aimed to better lives of Veterans.

Veteran using the iBOT personal mobility device to go down stairs.

Veteran using the iBOT personal mobility device to go down stairs.

VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS) is participating in the Operation Mobility Tour, where the Spinal Cord Injury/Disability Center (SCI/D) will receive a new iBOT® Personal Mobility Device.

This unique personal mobility device allows Veterans with spinal cord injuries/disabilities to move over various terrains and even climb stairs! The formal event for the donation of this device will begin at 10:00 a.m.

WHAT: Innovation Fair featuring donation of iBOT Personal Mobility Device
WHEN: Monday, July 19, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., donation ceremony begins at 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: Palo Alto Division, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304
WHO: The event is open to the public and press

VAPAHCS executive leadership, SCI/D experts, as well as staff from Mobius Mobility, LLC will be available for interview. Following the donation is an innovation fair featuring the latest innovations in health care, including exoskeletons, augmented and virtual reality devices, smart fall prevention socks, smart cane for the blind, 3D printing and robots built for the healthcare setting, as well as live music and food trucks!

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