Parker County Today November 2017 - Page 85

where the genius steps in.  “They were using reachers, so I thought if we can incorporate the reacher into the cane, they will always have it with them at all times. I would ask my patients, ‘Where is your reacher?’ and they wouldn’t know where it was at. I would ask where their cane was and it would be lying on the floor. We needed to design something that is a reacher incorporated into a freestanding cane so it’s always upright.” Newton had been thinking about the cane for several months and was already trying to work out a design when he met his partner, Gary Overcash. Overcash was a patient of Newto é݅́ѱ)́ݸѠɽ̸͕ɽq)Ʌ̳t=ٕɍͥ͠ݽɬݹ)́ݸͥ́ɱȁ́ +q$݅́ͥȁȀȁ啅́ݕЁѼ̰ͅ)ٕՍ͙հtͅ=ٕɍ͠q$хѕ)ݸ䰁ݡ݅́եЁɽչ$ѡ)ͥݽɬѡɔ'eͼѥЁٕѽȸ])䁍䁉ɹݸݔeЁٔѡѼ)ɕɍ͔ȁեЁͼ$ѼɕեЁ͕$)ͼեЁѡȁ́եЁѡЁݕɔ)Ёѡɭлt)9ѽЁѥɕѼ͡ɔ́ͥ́ݥѠ)=ٕɍ͔́͠ɥ́ͥѡ)Ё +q$ѕѡ䰁ѡݥݕ)եЁݽɽѽ$܁ѡЁѡ́䁝)гtͅ9ѽ +q]ѽ́$)ѕͅ܁ݡѡ՝)ͥѡก$݅́ɕ͕)ѕ丁Qɥ݅)ݡɔѡɕхЁ݅́)Ʌȸ]хѕݽɭ)ٕи%Ёѽ啅ȁѼ)ݥѠѡɽѽt)ͅ=ٕɍ͠ ) Ѡ܁ѡЁѡ݅)Ё䁹Ё݅́չՔ)ѡɔ́ɭЁȁи%ѡЁЁذ) ɹѽٕͥ%ɥ́݅́ɕѕ9ѽ)ѡЁݡɕ䁹)ѡЁݥхɥЁͼѡЁѡ͕ȁݽeЁٔ)ѼɕѼЁQ́ѥձȁݥх)Ёͱɥٕ݅ )1͵䰁ɽѠ́ѕͱ܁)հ]Ѡ́ͅԁхЁЁѡѽ)٥Ѽȁ݅Ѽ͕ȁѼѡѽQ)䁝Ёѕ͕ȁѼѡѽݡɕх)齸ѡɽՍЁMѕȁ)ѕȁѡɽ́ɽ٥ѡȁхɑ̸+qMѡЁԁ͡܁ЁѼѡӊé)иAЁЁɽЁѡݡаٕ)ݥѠɽ̰ѡeɔa]ܰѡ́́)ȁȁgtͅ9ѽ )ٕѡ՝ѡݽձٔѼɕѥɔ́ձѤ)M٥Aɭȁ չ)ȁٕȀ啅)AѼ5Aɭ)9ɵAݵ5Aݵ)́HAݵ(́8Mи]ѡəɐQ`؁ܴд܁̴܁ݵй)9܁1ѥ=Mā$9Ѡ]܁AɬQ`)=ȁ)́Ѽ͕ٔ)ٕ))́ѡ)ɔ)ȁݸ(