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…

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…

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….

NEED TO KNOW: The Truth About Bathroom Safety

Want to know the shocking truth about your bathroom? When it comes to aging in place, there’s no enemy greater to your safety than your bathroom. Although you might consider your bathroom a relaxing oasis whenever you’re soaking in the tub or taking a shower, the truth is for many seniors this is the part…

On The Right Track (Ziplines and Ceiling Lifts)

(This blog post is a contribution from Kindra French, owner of 101 Mobility in San Diego.) A few years ago, we took the kids on a family adventure to the Costa Rican rainforest. Days spent exploring the sights and sounds of the jungle underneath a verdant canopy were amazing. From tiny cobalt blue and cranberry…

Music Festival ADA Accessibility: 2016 Guide

Do you consider yourself a music lover? Then consider a music festival! Whether you’re into indie, electronic, pop, hip hop, or rock, there is likely a music festival out there that hosts several of your favorite bands. Seeing them play live over the course of a day (or several days) can be quite an exhilarating…

America is Aging: But Are We Ready?

As Americans, we don’t like to think of ourselves as growing older. So what do we do when we find our first grey hair? We hit the gym, eat right, and try to block the thought out of our mind as long as possible. Some of us even turn 39 two or three years in…

Top 6 Companies That Hire People With Disabilities

Are you disabled and finding it is unnecessarily difficult to land the right job? Don’t worry; you’re not alone. According to the latest numbers from CNN, only 41.1% of Americans with a disability are employed, as opposed to 79.1% of non-disabled Americans. Some of these candidates with a disability are highly qualified for the positions…

Aging in Place or Nursing Home: Which is Better?

101 Mobility investigates the advantages/disadvantages of staying at home versus moving to a nursing home. When you turn 65 (if you haven’t already), where do you think you’d like to stay if given the choice: at home or a nursing home? If you picked at home, you’re not alone. According to the AARP, over 90%…

Applying the “BRAKES” (What to Do In Case of a Fall)

(This blog post is a contribution from Kindra French, owner of 101 Mobility in San Diego.) “Mimi! I fell down… I’m ok.” I probably hear that phrase a dozen times every day from my three-year-old grandson, Landen. It’s usually followed by, “Let’s speeeeeeeeeed!” as his little turbo jet-fueled legs take off for another series of laps…