Dad’s “tree house” gets a lift

As a shared services leader in healthcare and a longtime supporter of Joy’s House, Tony Nebesny knows a thing or two about planning ahead and healthy aging. When Tony’s family built their home in Zionsville in 1998, they knew they would eventually add a carriage house to the property so that their parents would have a…

What’s it like to go through public school with a disability?

Because we work alongside families with children and teens who have disabilities, we are aware of the huge network of support needed to help children of all ages with their mobility and accessibility needs. We also realize that those physical needs may only play a supporting role in what’s required to get differently abled students…

Inclusion of the specially abled in our schools

At 101 Mobility, we work with many families with children who have disabilities, helping them with mobility and accessibility needs. That’s one of the many reasons why we actively support our public schools in doing whatever is possible to support the inclusion of specially abled students. To help promote better understanding of the issues, we…

The platinum rule

Everyone is familiar with the concept of the Golden Rule, “Do unto others as you would have them do onto you.” It’s timeless and a classic, not to mention good advice. At 101 Mobility, we subscribe to another rule of thumb called the Platinum Rule, commonly attributed to Dr. Tony Allessandra. Here is what Allessandra says about…

Vertical platform lifts can help those with mobility issues move safely between floors

Vertical platform lifts (VPLs) can be a mobility and safety game-changer for anyone who needs to be able to move safely up or down as little as a few feet or up to two levels in any building. We know. As CAP (Certified Aging in Place) specialists, we’ve seen many family members delighted with how…

Purdue University’s Able Flight helps those with disabilities fly high

Sometimes at 101 Mobility, we run across local stories that positively delight us. This is one of those Indiana stories we couldn’t wait to share. Able Flight, is a North Carolina-based nonprofit organization devoted to aviation career training for people with physical disabilities, and it has a training center at Purdue University in Lafayette Indiana….

What to consider if you become disabled

 Most people don’t expect to ever become disabled, so they don’t plan for it. At 101 Mobility, we frequently speak with families who must cope with an unexpected disability diagnosis. It’s a stressful place to find oneself, with no easy answers. Dealing with the onset of a major disability affects the disabled person as well…

Taking time for those dealing with aging in place

  “It is not uncommon for adult children of aging parents to be surprised at how long it takes their parents to come to terms with needing some sort of mobility assistance,” says Kerry Thomas, co-owner, along with her husband Jon, of 101 Mobility in Indianapolis. “It can take two months, three months, sometimes more,…

The town of Fishers ‘gets it’

Fishers is recognized as being one of the best places to live in America, and, as Cecilia Coble, a member of Fishers Council At-Large says, “We want this to be true for all our residents.” Chances are that unless you have someone in your family that is affected, you wouldn’t know that the town of…

Fishers parks now accessible for ALL

Fishers is nationally recognized for many outstanding qualities. It frequently makes the list of one of the “Best places to live in America” (according to US News Real Estate and Business Insider). It also is often mentioned as one of the fastest growing communities in the country. One way that we at 101 Mobility are very…

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