Meet Hank the Wheelchair

Allie, a little girl with cerebral palsy, and Hank the chair go on many adventures together.

The holidays are an important time to enjoy friends and family and appreciate each others differences. Whether you are looking for a new family read or a great present, we recommend MobilityWorks’ customer Denis Berkson’s newest book, ‘Hank: Not Your Average Chair’ for any wish list.

The author, Denis draws from his family’s experiences with his latest publication. Denis’ son, Mike, lives with cerebral palsy. ‘Hank: Not Your Average Chair’ hopes to increase understanding of disabilities and differences.

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MobilityWorks Reaches Over 50,000 Facebook Fans!

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MobilityWorks is very excited to announce that we have reached a new milestone of over 50,000 Facebook fans!

Whether it’s providing updates on MobilityWorks’ events and special price incentives, reporting on new medical research or sharing stories of courage, determination and inspiration—we are always striving to give you content of interest to you!

So, we thank everyone who has “liked”, shared and commented on our posts and supported all of the groups, causes and individuals that we have highlighted over the years!

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Respite Care Recommended for Family Caregivers as Part of National Family Caregiver Month

caregivers provide needed support for our clients who are living with a disability.

The month of November is nationally recognized as National Family Caregiver Month.

Originally proclaimed by President Obama in 2010, National Family Caregiver Month strives to bring light to the many challenges facing caregivers and also works to thank, support, educate and celebrate these generous, loving individuals.

The Family Caregivers Alliance indicates that over 65.7 million Americans act as caregivers for loved ones who are frail, chronically ill or disabled.  Caregivers provide a wide range of emotional, financial, nursing, social, housekeeping and other services on a daily or intermittent basis.

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Experience Accessibility in Los Angeles

Ocean Front Walk at Venice
The Venice Beach Boardwalk (also known as the Ocean Front Walk) along the Pacific Ocean is famous for its many different street performers that provide free entertainment and fun.

Los Angeles is the second-largest city in the United States and a very popular tourist destination. You can spend days discovering all sites the City of Angels has to offer. When you or a loved one is traveling with a wheelchair or scooter, it’s important to plan ahead so that your travels are smooth and stress-free. Read on for MobilityWorks’ guide to experiencing Los Angeles in an accessible way, and don’t forget to book your wheelchair van rental in advance.

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Congratulations to Cory Lee Woodward on Winning the MobilityWorks $100 Instagram Contest

Corey Lee

Congratulations to Cory Lee Woodward for being the winner of our MobilityWorks Instagram photo contest! Cory’s photo received the most number of “likes” of all the photo entries received.

Cory will be receiving a prize of $100!

You may remember that we featured Cory in both the April and May 2015 issues of our Mobility Matters e-newsletter.

Cory is an avid travel writer/blogger who has utilized wheelchair accessible rental vehicles from MobilityWorks to aid in his travels around the country.

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