Deaf History Month: Assistive Technology

My name is Kelly Mercer and I’m a web developer and graphic designer for 101 Mobility. I was born with a hearing loss. In honor of Deaf History Month (March 13-April 15) I would like to go through some of the inspiring technological advancements that have made it easier for me to communicate. There have…

Safe Patient Handling Infographic

Whether you’re a patient or a caregiver, Safe Patient Handling (SPH) plays a significant role in your health and well-being. Not knowing how to correctly move or reposition a patient can lead to sprains, strains, back pain, and musculoskeletal disorders—all of which could cause long-term discomfort and repercussions. There are several key factors that contribute…

Happy Mother’s Day from 101 Mobility!

The first attempts to start a Mother’s Day in the United States came from womens’ peace groups seeking a way to honor mothers whose sons fought or died in the Civil War. On May 9, 1914, President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation declaring the first national Mother’s Day. Back in the day, people wore a…

Hotwheels versus 101 Mobility in Adaptive Hockey

Power wheelchair hockey is a form of adaptable street hockey in which all players use a wheelchair or power chair. Power wheelchair hockey provides a physical and competitive outlet for people with Muscular Dystrophy, Cerebral Palsy and Autism among other disabilities. I recently had the opportunity to play against a local team founded by Hoggard High School Senior,…

Inspiration: Adaptive Sports and Activities, Part 1

Being one of the social media specialists at 101 Mobility, it is amazing how many inspiring stories that I have discovered online relating to adaptive sports. I have read stories about bull riders, marathoners, surfers, skateboarders, hockey players, car racers, skiers, and more amazing athletes with disabilities. These stories serve as a reminder that many…

101 Mobility Company Reviews

Our company, 101 Mobility, was established in 2008 by co-founders Luke Sampson and Keith Barnhardt, in 2010 Dave Pazgan joined them as President and CEO. Dave helped launch the franchise program, which makes 101 Mobility one of the nation’s only full-service sales, maintenance, and installation franchisors with a complete line of mobility and accessibility products. When a…

Stair Lift Reviews

According to the United States Census Bureau, there are approximately 22.3 million Americans experiencing difficulty using the stairs while 7.7 million Americans are unable to climb stairs. The stair lifts that are sold, rented, financed and serviced by 101 Mobility can ease difficulties that people with mobility challenges face in going up and down the…