Walk to End Alzheimer’s Pays Columbus a Visit

In honor of Alzheimer’s Awareness month, Columbus residents, families, and businesses unite every September to take a stand against the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide and raises funds for Alzheimer’s research, care, and support. Staff members from 101 Mobility Columbus were…

4 Ways to Have a Blast at Camp Carefree

101 Mobility Experiences the Ultimate Adventure at MDA Summer Camp MDA Summer Camp is a magical, weeklong adventure for kids with neuromuscular diseases and conditions at Camp Carefree in Stokesdale, NC. This summer, our very own Jack Shoemaker, owner of 101 Mobility Triad, along with 101 Mobility’s social team enjoyed a day at camp with…

Wheelchair Games Spark Competition Despite Physical Conditions

For someone who, at first, did not know much about disabilities, learning about the 2013 Wheelchair Games was a mind-altering experience. This year, over 600 veterans with spinal cord injuries, neurological conditions, amputations, and other mobility impairments flocked to Tampa, FL to compete. Last week, I was fortunate enough to interview two volunteers from the…

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…

How to Celebrate Special Needs Teacher Appreciation Day

by Michelle Seitzer Teachers are with your children for at least 7 hours a day, 5 days a week, 9 months of the year… and sometimes more. Even when they’re not at school, they’re thinking of your children in some way — grading papers, creating lesson plans, brainstorming solutions for various classroom challenges. Good news:…

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,…

How the National MS Society and 101 Mobility Rochester Changed a Life

Local New York mobility dealer, 101 Mobility Rochester, recently teamed up with the Upstate New York National Multiple Sclerosis Society to find out how they could do something about multiple sclerosis. Together, the non-profit and mobility dealer designed a contest. 101 Mobility Rochester donated a Golden Buzzaround Lite Scooter and the Upstate NY National MS…

Kyle’s Wish

Cristine recounts how she and her husband simply reached out to help one courageous couple – As an account manager, I am seldom out in the field.  I’m usually in the office speaking with clients and leads. One day, a local hospice called explaining their ‘Make a Wish’ fund to make patients’ dying wishes come…

Sincerely, Your Local Service Technicians

At 101 Mobility, we don’t come to work every day for the thrill of selling and installing chair lifts and wheelchair ramps. Being a local service technician means being out in the field and helping people in our communities get a piece of their lives back. Customers warmly welcome us into their homes in anticipation…

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…