“Epic” Home Makeover: “Sunshine,” 101 Mobility Reveal Remodel for Connor Bode

101 Mobility of North Georgia assists “Sunshine on a Ranney Day” in home makeover for special needs teen. The front yard lay scattered: a few firetrucks, a large inflatable slide, one police car, a shaved ice truck, and people as far as the eye could see. However, it was what happened inside the house that…

“Don’t Fall for That!” (Tips to Reduce Likelihood of At-Home Falls)

(This blog post is a contribution from Kindra French, owner of 101 Mobility in San Diego.) I was in second grade when my grandma moved in with our family. To prepare for her coming to live with us, my parents built a room addition to the first floor of our house. Grandma’s room, just off the…

What is National Family Caregivers Month?

“National Family Caregivers Month is a time to reflect on the compassion and dedication that family caregivers embody every day. As we offer our appreciation and admiration for their difficult work, let us also extend our own offers of support to them and their loved ones.” – President Barrack Obama Not all heroes wear capes…

20 Restaurants Where Veterans Can Grab a Free Meal this Veterans Day

Are you a veteran with an appetite for a good deal? With Veterans Day quickly approaching (November 11), there’s a multitude of businesses that are offering promotions to former servicemen and active-duty military. There’s free haircuts (at Great Clips), 10% discounts (Home Depot, Lowe’s, and Rack Room Shoes), as well as plenty of other amazing…

Epic Halloween Wheelchair Costumes

It’s that time of the year again – Codington parade time! Every year, 101 Mobility partners with Codington Elementary in Wilmington, North Carolina to pull off a special, one-of-a-kind Halloween parade. The 4th Annual Halloween Costume Parade took place on October 29, and featured eight superstars from Ms. Bishop’s special needs class. After asking each…

5 Steps to “HAPPY” Hope for Caregivers

(This blog post is a contribution from Kindra French, owner of 101 Mobility in San Diego.) My mom suffered from chronic progressive lung disease. She was diagnosed in my early childhood; and by the time I was a teenager, my mom was completely housebound, and my dad and I shared the responsibility for her care….

How to Choose the Right Wheelchair Lift

Here at 101 Mobility, we have a motto: “Life. Not Limits.” We believe that no matter your disability, your age, your anything, you should be able to keep on doing what you love without limits in your way. Time and time again, people have shown that we are more than our bodies and that we…

8 Most Powerful TED Talks on Disability

Have you ever watched a TED Talk? Since its creation in 1984, TED (which stands for “technology, entertainment, and design”) has grown from a yearly event to a viral video phenomenon. Featuring presentations from some of the brightest minds in science, philosophy, entertainment, business, philanthropy, and religion, the nonprofit organization has amassed a worldwide community…

How to Find Stair Lift Funding

When it comes to stair lifts, people don’t tend to argue over the benefits. Having a tough time taking the stairs? Use a stair lift to glide up or down with ease. Want to avoid a fall or injury? Stair lifts can virtually eliminate any risk associated with your staircase. That’s not the problem. What…

Is Coffee Good or Bad for You Later in Life?

Mmmmm, coffee… There’s nothing quite like the smell of a fresh cup of joe in the morning. I’m even taking a sip as I write this (I take mine with just a splash of creamer, no sugar). But throughout the years, researchers have sought to find a definitive answer to this question: “Is coffee good…