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…

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…

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…

Outdoor Curved Rail Stair Lifts: The Facts

Over the last couple of years, curved rail stair lifts have been constructed to withstand the harsh elements of the outdoors. We’ve received some inquiries about these stair lifts and would like to publish our most frequently asked questions along with answers from one of 101 Mobility’s factory certified and trained service technicians. .  Q:…

FAQ: Stair Lift Rentals

The holidays are upon us and if you’re hosting, we know how busy you are preparing for your guests! Accommodating all family, neighbors, and friends is sometimes difficult to plan for, but the 101 Mobility team is here to help. Stair lift rentals are a popular choice during the holiday season, as they assist users…

7 Reasons to Get the 101 Mobility Bundle this Black Friday.

This holiday season, 101 Mobility is offering an exclusive Mobility Bundle for Black Friday! The Bundle includes your choice of a power chair or scooter PLUS a swing away auto lift to tow your chosen device around town. As an additional bonus, the lift comes with a cover so you can protect it from harsh weather…

Everything you need to know about renting mobility equipment during the holidays.

Guest blogger: Gordon Raney, Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) and owner of 101 Mobility of Dallas, Ft. Worth, Tulsa, Oklahoma City, and Little Rock. Below, Gordon shares his experiences with renting mobility equipment for loved ones over the holidays. With all of the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it’s easy to forget about making sure…