Yes, you can take it with you

We’re talking about power scooters and motorized wheel chairs here. Ever tried to lift one? You will be floored at their weight. The average power scooter weighs between 150 and 250 pounds, depending on power and size. Average wheel chair? 100 to 150 pounds for a standard chair. But when you add features such as…

Caring for aging parents who come live with you

Caring for an aging relative is a great way to give back some of the love, care and nurturing they have provided to you. But, as any caregiver can attest, it’s also a lot of work and requires some real preparation for your senior’s needs as well as for your family’s needs. 101 Mobility can…

Aging in place is trending

“Many homeowners are hoping to make their surroundings easier to manage and safer in case they or a family member have health problems,” according to a recent Associated Press (AP) news article. “They’re replacing bathtubs with walk in showers, installing safety rails, widening doorways and building ramps – features know as “universal design” since they…

Why certifications are so important in our business

101 Mobility carries a couple of vital certifications beside our name: HME and CAPS. These accreditations are not mandatory, but they are extremely important. Why? Unless you have had misfortune to work with a non-accredited medical equipment company, you may not know. Unfortunately, we hear from customers who have purchased medical equipment from unlicensed, unaccredited companies…

Getting to know ICAN during March Disability Awareness Month

Those of us at 101 Mobility have been especially active around the community this month during Disability Awareness Month, participating in several resource panels, education open houses, and county awareness fairs. While it can be difficult to navigate life with a disability, many people in the disability community would prefer to be acknowledged for the…

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