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  • December 31, 2018 | General

    By Jim Greatorex, Vice President, VGM Live at Home Back in Maine in 2012, I had the honor of meeting the late President George H.W. Bush in a unique way. Early that summer, we had provided the president with a lift chair through our store, Black Bear Medical – but that’s a story for another time! In late August I got a call from Invacare’s lobbyist, Cara Bachenheimer. She told me that Mal Mixon, Invacare CEO at the time, wanted to get President Bush a new...

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  • December 30, 2018 | Education and Events, Vendor Hightlight

    Want to learn about consumer financing options that are different than most others and can help your Private Pay customers afford to pay for a complete home access project or that high end rehab product that will change their life. This is a 2 Part webinar that you need to attend! The Federal Savings Bank (TFSB) is helping VGM Live at Home  and US Rehab Members by adding a private pay financing channel that can lead to more profits and is easy to implement.  Designed specifically for...

    Tags: financing, webinar

  • December 5, 2018 | Education and Events

    Start making plans now, because 2019 will have plenty of summits and conferences for you to attend.  Check out these upcoming events. International Builders’ Show
    Feb. 19-21, Las Vegas – VGM Live at Home Booth #SU74604
    Attending IBS? Join us for a member dinner on Tues, Feb. 19th at Firefly Las Vegas . RSVP today by emailing ! Register for a FREE three-day expo pass.

    Building Opportunities...

  • December 5, 2018 | General

    As I finish up my second year directing the VGM Live at Home membership group, I find myself reflecting on 2018 and looking forward to the year ahead – which made me think of a conversation I had with a new member last week. This particular member has been a contractor for many years but started doing home access jobs about four years ago. He’s now hoping by the end of next year to be completely home access based. “I have built houses and remodeled kitchens and replaced roofs,”...

  • December 5, 2018 | Vendor Hightlight

    End your year with incredible savings. Lowe’s is launching two, limited-time promotions for December that you’ll want to take advantage of. Enjoy 10 percent off when you use your Lowe’s Business Credit Card  or five percent off any other way you pay. Offer valid only Dec. 12-13.* Click here to learn more! But, the deals don’t end there. You can take 10 percent when you use your Lowe’s Account Receivable or Lowe’s Business Account. This offer is valid...

  • December 5, 2018 | Vendor Hightlight

    At VGM Live at Home, we’re always looking for better ways to deliver the most value to our members. That’s why we’re pleased to announce that we have signed a new agreement with Span America, the exclusive provider of Savaria Ceiling Lifts in the U.S. The Span/Savaria program will be led by industry-veteran James Philpott. The official launch will be in January, so keep an eye out for our January email newsletter. It will include our launch video and more information...

  • December 5, 2018 | Education and Events

    Now until Dec. 31, purchase the C.E.A.C. program for the low cost of $150! Use discount code CEACWOW. It is a VGM Live at Home membership requirement that there be at least one C.E.A.C. on your staff. This special C.E.A.C. offer is available until the end of the year. Contact or call 877.404.2442 with questions. Click here to purchase the C.E.A.C. program. Be sure to use discount code CEACWOW.