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Marjorie Shimer Durable Medical Equipment Loan Program

The Marjorie Shimer Durable Medical Equipment Loan Program provides durable medical equipment (DME) at no charge to those who do not have DME coverage through health insurance, have high-out-pocket deductibles, and/or do not otherwise have the means to pay for it themselves. To qualify, a patient must have a diagnosis of ALS and reside within our Chapter area.

Some examples of equipment that is offered through this program include:

  • Transport/companion wheelchairs
  • Manual wheelchairs
  • Shower chairs
  • Transfer devices such as gait belts and transfer boards
  • Over-the-bed tables
  • Hoyer lifts
  • High-back rolling shower chairs

Who to Contact

Region: Philadelphia and suburbs, Central and Southern New Jersey, and Delaware
Coordinator: Gail Houseman, Regional Nurse Coordinator

Region: North Central Pennsylvania
Coordinator: Erica Smith, Regional Nurse Coordinator

Region: South Central Pennsylvania
Coordinator: Sue Walsh, Director of Clinical Care South Central