5 Steps to “HAPPY” Hope for Caregivers

(This blog post is a contribution from Kindra French, owner of 101 Mobility in San Diego.) My mom suffered from chronic progressive lung disease. She was diagnosed in my early childhood; and by the time I was a teenager, my mom was completely housebound, and my dad and I shared the responsibility for her care….

8 Most Powerful TED Talks on Disability

Have you ever watched a TED Talk? Since its creation in 1984, TED (which stands for “technology, entertainment, and design”) has grown from a yearly event to a viral video phenomenon. Featuring presentations from some of the brightest minds in science, philosophy, entertainment, business, philanthropy, and religion, the nonprofit organization has amassed a worldwide community…

10 Wheelchair-friendly Beaches from Around the World

Now that the temperature is rising and the clouds are starting to part, it’s time to start thinking about vacation getaways again. Although beaches are always a top pick, it’s hard to know which ones are wheelchair-friendly and which ones are not. Despite many beaches around the world claiming to be “accessible,” there are some…

Snowed-In Solutions

You’re snowed in. Now what? It’s wintertime: a reality that a lot of seniors and people with limited mobility and disabilities face often. Most cold climate cities and towns have timely snow removal plans for public streets, but for many, the snowy space from the doorway to the driveway or sidewalk keeps them cooped up…

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…

You have to play the cards you’re dealt.

Earlier this week we spoke with Donna Freitas and her family in Carver, Massachusetts. Donna and her husband Dave have three children Danielle 31, Deanna 17, and David 15. Five years ago a fully healthy family was faced with a difficult new reality. Both Deanna and David started becoming increasingly sick for no apparent reason….

Q&A With Our Service Technicians

If you or a loved one are considering purchasing or renting mobility equipment, it’s sometimes difficult to get all of your questions answered. At 101 Mobility, we take pride in every job we are met with. Our factory certified service technicians are with you every step of the way, ensuring a top-quality mobility experience. Whether…

What you need to know about ALS (and our Ice Bucket Challenge!)

This week, the 101 Mobility corporate office accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. We are absolutely honored to help raise awareness for a cause that affects so many people and many of our clients. We are happy to take part in the efforts to raise awareness, give back to our community, and contribute to finding…

10 Actors and Actresses with disAbilities

At 101 Mobility, we love when people with disAbilities get representation in the media. Check out just a few of our favorite actors and actresses with disAbilities! 1. R.J. Mitte—Cerebral Palsy R.J. Mitte was launched into fame by his role as Walter Jr.—who also has cerebral palsy—on AMC’s critically acclaimed series Breaking Bad. This gave him…

Make a SPLASH this summer with a residential pool lift!

With the onset of summer and rising temperatures, it seems everyone’s headed outdoors to the pool! But, is your swimming pool accessible for everyone? If not, you may want to consider a residential pool lift. Below, Jennifer Raney, a team member of 101 Mobility, answers the most common pool lift questions. Q: What is the…