Choosing a Mobility / Accessibility Equipment Provider You Can Trust

Are you or a loved one experiencing mobility or accessibility issues due to injury, surgery, or balance problems? If so, you’ve likely considered an assistive device, such as a stair lift, platform lift, ramp, or patient lift. Whether your need is permanent or temporary, having the right equipment can make a major difference in keeping…

“Hoyer Lifts” and Portable Patient Lifts – What’s the Difference?

You may have heard the term “Hoyer Lift” before, but you probably haven’t heard of a “patient lift“. That’s because a “Hoyer Lift” is a type of a patient lift, and is a well-known brand name.

Just like Thermos, ChapStick, and Band-Aid, the term is on its way to becoming a generic trademark. This is what happens when a trademark that starts as a brand name becomes so well-known that the brand name eventually becomes descriptive of the product or service as a whole.

Home Elevator Cost: A Consumer’s Guide

If you live in a multi-story home, you may have concerns about navigating the stairs, especially if you face physical limitations as a result of injury, surgery, or just age. While it may be tempting to consider selling your home and moving into a single-level alternative, it’s important to consider the cost. Between hiring a…

101 Mobility Owner Surprises Local Man with Donation

101 Mobility of Rochester owner surprised a local man with the gift of a new mobility scooter on Thursday, February 22, 2018. Rochester news station, WHAM, recently aired a story about Jimmy Fillippello, a local man who had been victim of a tragic scam. Fillippello’s home aide had arranged a benefit page on the popular…

Stair Lift Cost: A Complete Guide for Consumers

We receive many calls from customers asking, “How much does a stair lift cost?” While we strive to be as transparent as possible, the reality is that there is no simple answer to this question. That’s because a stair lift is a highly technical piece of machinery, and there is no one-size-fits-all solution. Straight Stair…

101 Mobility and Bruno Independent Living Aids Give Back to Area Veteran

Veterans Day occurs annually on November 11th and serves as a date to honor our military’s veterans. However, at 101 Mobility, we believe in honoring and giving back to our veterans every day of the year. Donna Dziewik and her team at 101 Mobility in Milwaukee recently had the opportunity to donate their time and…

101 Mobility Milwaukee Partners with Local Nonprofit – Provides Life-Changing Benefits for Local Residents

101 Mobility in Milwaukee recently partnered with Revitalize Milwaukee, a local nonprofit, to provide life-changing benefits to local residents. Revitalize Milwaukee provides free critical repair, safety repairs, and life-changing accessibility modifications for low-income homeowners. Recipients of these modifications may be senior citizens, veterans, and / or persons with disabilities. Low-income homeowners supported by Revitalize Milwaukee…

5 Amazing Athletes Who Compete With a Disability

Each and every day, we are inspired by athletes who compete at the professional level. While we admire every professional competitor, we are especially impressed by the amazing athletes who compete with disabilities. We’ve gathered up a list of five such athletes to give you a daily dose of inspiration, check them out below! Oscar…

How to Decide Between Renting and Purchasing a Stairlift

A question that is commonly asked amongst individuals looking for a stairlift is “Can I rent or buy this life-changing product?” The answer to that question is often; yes, you can! Certified stairlift dealers are often equipped to handle both purchases and rentals. These options are very situation-dependent however, and not everyone qualifies for rentals….

Loving and Living With a Disabled Pet

When it comes to our loved ones, we are not relegated to only our human companions. Our furry and four-legged family members should also be treated with the same love and compassion that we show our human counter parts. Pets can sometimes be so cute that seeing them harmed or struck with ailment is a…