18 “Life Hacks” to Help you Age in Place

Many older individuals are choosing to age in place, rather than in a nursing home. Many require obvious home modifications such as stairlifts, ramps, and grab bars, that enable individuals to safely remain in their homes. However, these products do not address the smaller day-to-day tasks that can also prove a challenge. Read on for our list of…

Summer Safety Tips to Prevent Injury

It was summer break. Finally a high school graduate, Jenny eagerly looked forward to starting college in the fall, but not before enjoying everything that summer had to offer. First order of business: an obligatory trip to the beach with her friends. As soon as they arrived, they threw their towels and bags down in…

Your Towel Bar Can’t Save You

(This blog post about bathroom safety is a contribution by Kindra French, owner of 101 Mobility of San Diego, CA) Mr. and Mrs. Sparkman are a lovely couple, in every sense of the word. They are kind, courteous, loving, and accepting, toward one another and toward everyone around them. They’ve walked together through a lifetime…

Rehabilitation: At Home or in an Inpatient Facility?

You just had a knee replacement. The surgery went great, everything is healing as it should, and you are thrilled with the prospect of increased mobility that your new knee will provide. The doctor informs you that you will be discharged in a few days, and will require physical therapy. Then comes the question – will you…

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…