All posts by Cyndee Duhon

Top 5 Veteran’s Benefits You May Not Know About

As we honor and celebrate our Nation’s Veterans this week, MobilityWorks is proud to work with so many of these incredible heroes on a daily basis. With over 100 employed former members of the United States military working for MobilityWorks, we take great pride in providing accessible solutions for veteran’s and their families.

There are many resources, grants and organizations dedicated to helping these heroes when they return home from service, but it can be overwhelming to research all that is available. To assist you with this process, we have pulled together a list of the “Top 5 Veteran’s Benefits You May Not Know About”: Read more

Testing Your Mobility Scooter Batteries Before Calling a Technician

Written by Guest Blogger: Chris Miller

Do you have a mobility scooter that is not taking you as far as it used to? Has it been a year or more since you replaced your mobility scooter batteries? If so, it is likely your mobility scooter needs a new set of batteries. However, it is good to know how to test your batteries to ensure they need to be replaced before calling a technician and buying a new set. Read more

Florida Locations to Close in Preparation for Hurricane Irma

Satellite view of Hurricane Irma as it appears by The Weather Channel

Closure Update 9/8/17: We will be adding our Savannah GA location to the list of closures. We will be closing the Savannah location at noon today (9/8) and will remain closed through at least Monday. 

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To prepare for Hurricane Irma, our Miami, Ft. Lauderdale and Lake Worth locations  closed today (9/7) at 12:00 noon and will remain closed at least through Monday. Our Ocala, Clermont, Orlando, Bunnell, Jacksonville, Tampa and Largo locations will be closing at 12:00 noon tomorrow (9/8) and will remain closed on Saturday (9/9) Read more

Hike to Mount Everest Base Camp, explore Nepal, and help end a rare form of muscular dystrophy.

2015 ETED team – Chris Balch, Gregg Kaloust, Anna Johnston, Tonya Dreher, Dave Welton, Kent Annis and Brian Stoudnour

Article reposted with permission from Hope for Gus.

Hikers, outdoor enthusiasts and climbers of all skill levels are invited to join the Everest to End Duchenne team on its second trek to Mount Everest Base Camp on September 25. The 2017 trek is part of a symbolic journey that represents what boys battling Duchenne muscular dystrophy (referred to as both DMD or Duchenne), face every day as their muscles lose function. The effort supports the Hope for Gus Foundation, a non-profit organization that raises funds for medical research for DMD. Read more

The Jett Foundation Celebrates Their 6th Jett Giving Fund Success

MobilityWorks was happy to join in the celebration with The Jett Foundation as they celebrated their 6th Jett Giving Fund success by gifting Liam McGourty and his family with a new wheelchair accessible minivan.

11-year old Liam McGourty was born with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and is mostly confined to a power chair. With a handicap accessible van, Liam can now safely and easily travel to doctor’s appointments, friend’s houses, school, and family events. Read more