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…

Facing post-surgery rehab? Here’s what to consider.

When you schedule cancer surgery, joint replacement or any other significant surgery, it’s vitally important to have the best doctor and best hospital for your health needs. That’s a given. What folks often give less credence to is where you will recover and receive therapy after being released from the hospital. As those of us…

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…

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….

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…

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…

We do what we say and stand behind what we sell.

“After intensive research (which I do before every major purchase) indicated 101Mobility to be my choice, I set up a personal meeting with owner Jon Thomas. (After speaking with him) we sealed the deal on a Bruno Elite stair lift for my parents. It is a top quality unit, and Jon made the experience easy…

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