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…

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…

Christmas Donation Allows Martha to “Shoot for the Moon”

Martha Calie, the young entrepreneur behind “Shoot for the Moon Animal Treats,” receives a holiday stair lift donation courtesy of 101 Mobility in Lexington. BEREA, KY – When Martha Calie first began baking and selling specialized dog treats for a family friend’s store in Berea, Kentucky, her mother Mary didn’t know whether to consider it…

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…

Why We Love the ADA (And You Should Too!)

Did you know that the history of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) does not begin on July 26, 1990 at the White House? True, Congress did officially pass the ADA at that time; George H. W. Bush did sign it into law. However, the movement had already begun years before due to thousands of…

INFOGRAPHIC: Top 6 Questions for 101 Mobility Stairlifts

On the fence about purchasing your first stairlift? We’re here to help you come back down. We asked our top customer service representatives what kinds of questions you, the customers, are asking. Not surprisingly, many of you are concerned about the cost factor: whether it be the price tag or financing options. In order to…

9 Inspirational Quotes on Overcoming Disability

Some people just know the right things to say – mom and dad, friends, teachers… When you’re in need of a pick-me-up, kind words can oftentimes be the best medicine. Here are 9 inspirational quotes that deal with overcoming disabilities. Which one is your favorite? Do you have a quote of your own that inspires…

How-To: Yoga Poses from Your Wheelchair

Namaste! Whether you are a novice or advanced in the practice of yoga, check out this blog post for Youtube’s best videos on wheelchair yoga or seated yoga. Post includes posing tutorials, breathing techniques, and more.

INFOGRAPHIC: Disability & America

Here are some fast facts about disability in the United States. As always 101 Mobility is committed and proud to serve the community of people living with disabilities in this country. 101 Mobility is happy to provide industry leading accessibility and mobility solutions for use in the home and in public settings. Contact us today…

Custom Wheelchair Costumes Raise Halloween Spirits!

For the third year in a row, the 101 Mobility team built custom wheelchair costumes for the special needs class at Codington Elementary School in Wilmington, NC! From a dazzling cupcake to a fierce Red Baron costume, the kids flaunted their transformation in a school-wide parade with parents, families, teachers, the media, and the entire…