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…

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…

101 Mobility supports the Hamilton County Resource Fair March 24th

   When we were presented with the opportunity to help support and promote a stronger, more informed Hamilton County through our participation in the 8th Annual Hamilton County Resource Fair, we jumped at the chance. Our 101 Mobility family values the incredible work of the Good Samaritan Network, which provides an effective collaborative organizational structure and…