101 Mobility Opens First Franchise in D.C. Metro Market

New Company Fills Niche for Empowering the Elderly & Disabled in D.C. & Northern Virginia Life-long resident Matt Riordan is the owner/operator of 101 Mobility’s new 101 Mobility Franchise serving the D.C. Metro market and Northern Virginia. Riordan brings over a decade in franchise development experience having worked on both sides of the business (franchisor…

Aging in Place Alone? Tips for Preventing Injuries and Isolation

Nursing home versus home: most people wouldn’t flinch. Home is where we want to be, and aging in place is the ideal scenario. Though everyone has moments of loneliness — whether they live alone or in a house full of people — seniors who are aging in place alone may experience it more frequently than…

Men: The Changing Face of Caregiving

In 1996, men accounted for just 19% of those caring for older or disabled family members. Today that number is up to nearly 40% according to the Alzheimer’s Association and the National Alliance on Caregiving. With the increasing number of men taking on full and part time caregiving roles, it is essential that we acknowledge…

Stay Healthy…Stay Hydrated

Did you know that as we age, we lose our sense of thirst? It’s no wonder that dehydration is one of the ten most frequent diagnoses for hospitalization among Medicare patients.* Drinking enough water is essential for the body to function properly. It is generally recommended that we need to drink between 6-8 glasses of…

101 Mobility Introduces Bruno’s New Elan (SRE-3000) Stairlift

101 Mobility is proud to add another top quality Bruno stairlift to their product line, the new Elan SRE-3000 stairlift. This straight rail stairlift offers homeowners exceptional value for the price. The Elan by Bruno comes loaded with many standard features normally only associated with top-of-the-line models. With the new Elan SRE-3000 stair lift, you…

Turning Seats for Safe Exit and Entry into Your Car

Is getting into and out of your car becoming a challenge? Are you worried about tripping over your car’s threshold? As the snow and ice pile up this winter, are you concerned about losing your footing? If you get more and more nervous each time you enter or exit your car, now is the time…

101 Mobility Opens First Franchise in New York

New Company to Empower Rochester’s Aging & Disabled Population (Rochester, NY)—Life-long Rochester resident Miguel Millan is the owner/operator of 101 Mobility’s new Rochester franchise serving Rochester and surrounding areas. Millan brings over 10 years of experience in the medical field to the organization. He is a life-long resident of upstate New York where he dedicated…

Staying Active Throughout the Winter

Staying active throughout the cold winter months is important for a wide variety of reasons. Keeping active during the winter will boost your immune system, keeping your resistance to colds and the flu up. Remaining active also helps to reduce feelings of depression, anxiety and stress. Regular activity helps you to get a better night’s…

Making Your New Year’s Resolution Stick

This is it! This is the year that you are going to make that New Year’s resolution stick. It’s tough. We know. But making that commitment to yourself, and possibly your loved ones, is important. Finding strategies for success is crucial.  Here are some tips that can help you get and stay on track with…

Where the heart is: how to pay for home modifications

By Michelle Seitzer Aging in place (AIP) costs considerably less than assisted living care, but it’s not free. Though funds are dwindling for many senior-related programs (Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security have all spent ample time on the chopping block lately), there are still a number of federal, state, local and private organizations that offer…