Buddy “B1L” Elias – Adaptive Athlete and Mentor

We were introduced to Buddy through a mutual friend, and after learning more about him, could not pass up the opportunity to share his story.  Buddy Elias, or “Buddy 1 Leg,” is an adaptive athlete and mentor who has made it his personal mission to inspire others to never give up. We at 101 Mobility are always excited to…

How Stairlifts are Bringing Sexy Back

(This blog post is a contribution by Kindra French, owner of 101 Mobility of San Diego, CA) I first met Millie at Bingo Night in my father in law’s retirement community. As the self-appointed Bingo police, Millie made it her mission to make sure I knew all the rules before I could play. She takes her…

101 Mobility of Cincinnati / Dayton supports Hannah’s Treasure Chest

101 Mobility of Cincinnati / Dayton, Ohio stepped up recently to support local organization Hannah’s Treasure Chest. According to their website, Hannah’s Treasure Chest is an organization dedicated to “Enriching the lives of children in need.” They work by “providing nonprofit and social service agencies in Butler, Greene, Montgomery, and Warren Counties with clothing, furniture,…

5 Secrets to Slow Down the Aging Process

It should come as no surprise to you that humans, since the beginning of time, have always looked for a way to slow down the process of aging. Whether it’s Ponce de Leon’s search for the Fountain of Youth or your mother’s search for the perfect anti-aging cream, our culture has constantly been interested in…

5 Seated Exercises (With Videos)

We’ve all heard the benefits of exercise, from increased strength and weight loss to elevated mood, reduced risk of heart disease, and beyond. However, for many of us it is not as simple as going for a walk or bike ride. When dealing with a leg injury, knee pain, spinal cord injury, or other physical condition, the…

How to Choose the Right Ramp

Let’s face it, most individuals will need to research a ramp at some point in their lives.  Whether for a visiting friend,  temporary use after a surgery, an older relative who is struggling with stairs, an ageing pet, or one of numerous other scenarios, we will likely all find ourselves involved in the decision-making process. With so…

Safely Stepping in Your “SHOE” (4 Simple Steps to Avoid Household Falls)

(This blog post is a contribution from Kindra French, owner of 101 Mobility in San Diego.) Life around our house is never quiet. I live with a teenage boy. My son, Luke, loves watching “epic fall” videos on YouTube. Usually, the videos depict an extreme sports enthusiast attempting a magnanimous stunt, missing the mark, and bashing his…

How to: Create an Accessible Garden (and why you should!)

One of the best ways to support both yourself and the planet is to plant a garden! Regardless of how much space you have, your gardening skill level, or your mobility, you can reap the benefits of a garden! Not sure if gardening is right for you? Consider the following benefits: Increased dexterity and hand strength…

8 Tips to Reduce Chronic Pain (Naturally!)

Many of us suffer from physical pain at one time or another, whether it be related to a sprain or sore muscle, arthritis, or simply age. Doctors may prescribe medications for these types of pains – while useful at helping to alleviate the pain, they can come with unpleasant side effects, be ineffective, or downright expensive….

5 (Utterly Adorable) Wheelchair-Using Animals

Check out these five superstar animals who learned how to use a wheelchair Ready for a daily dose of “cuteness?” Perhaps with a dash of “inspiration?” If so, then 101 Mobility has a treat for you! We’ve collected five of the cutest animals (everything from pigs to fish) with disabilities from all over the Web….