The Best Products for Accessibility in Your Office Building

When dealing with handicap accessibility in the workplace, it is important to assess the needs of your employees and the type of building you’re in. Different layouts may cause different hindrances on different types of disabilities, and what works for one office may not work for another. In this article, we will go through several…

What is a Lift Chair?

While you may not know exactly what a Lift Chair is or who benefits from one, the chances are you have seen one before. That’s because a Lift Chair looks no different from a standard reclining chair – it just has additional features! This article is designed to provide you with an overview of what…

From “No” to “Go” – A Story of Changing Stair Lift Perceptions

This blog post is a contribution by Kindra French, owner of 101 Mobility San Diego One Friday evening, just as I had turned on the stove to begin making dinner, the phone rang. I turned the burner off (safety first!) and answered. The caller was Bill, asking if we would be willing to open our…

Choosing the Best Stairlift: FAQs

“My husband has knee problems, and he’s having trouble getting up and down the stairs in our home. It’s painful for him, and I’m worried that he might hurt himself. My friend has a stairlift and we are interested in getting one, but we aren’t sure what we need or where to buy one. Can…

Mobility Aids: How to Broach the Topic with Parents and Older Relatives

As the Baby Boomer generation ages, there is an increasing trend in choosing to “Age in Place” rather than in a nursing home or assisted living facility. With this push towards an independent lifestyle comes a great adversity towards the mere suggestion of using a scooter or stairlift. In fact, merely mentioning that mom would…

Planning Ahead: Holiday Accessibility

With October only a day away, fall is officially in the air. Depending on which part of the country you live in, you may even be experiencing the cooler temperatures and changing leaves in full force already. As the days become shorter and temperatures drop, we begin thinking thoughts of apples and pumpkins, crisp fall…

Your Towel Bar Can’t Save You

(This blog post about bathroom safety is a contribution by Kindra French, owner of 101 Mobility of San Diego, CA) Mr. and Mrs. Sparkman are a lovely couple, in every sense of the word. They are kind, courteous, loving, and accepting, toward one another and toward everyone around them. They’ve walked together through a lifetime…

How to Choose the Right Ramp

Let’s face it, most individuals will need to research a ramp at some point in their lives.  Whether for a visiting friend,  temporary use after a surgery, an older relative who is struggling with stairs, an ageing pet, or one of numerous other scenarios, we will likely all find ourselves involved in the decision-making process. With so…

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…

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…