All posts by Cyndee Duhon

USS Arizona Survivors Visit Washington DC

Lauren Bruner, Ken Potts and Donald Stratton are three of the five remaining survivors of the USS Arizona. During a recent visit to Washington DC they attended a formal wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The men were honored with a certificate and a coin from the Old Guard Third Infantry Regiment, who guard the tomb.

The survivors were also able to visit the World War II, Korean, and Vietnam Memorials. They spent time at the Pentagon and met with President Trump in the Oval Office. Read more

MobilityWorks of Richmond Hosting Commercial Open House Event

MobilityWorks of Richmond, VA will be hosting a  Commercial Open House Event on Wednesday; July 12, 2017. The event will take place from 10:00 AM-5:00 PM. We will have commercial demo vehicles on display, as well as training sessions, food, prizes and specials! You will have the opportunity to meet our experienced commercial sales team and discuss the best options for your fleet transportation needs.   Read more

See Us at The 2017 Chicago Abilities Expo

Photo courtesy of Abilities Expo.
Discover how service dogs are meeting the needs of people with many different disabilities. Photo courtesy of Abilities Expo.

MobilityWorks will be exhibiting at the 2017 Chicago Abilities Expo Friday June 23 to Sunday June 25 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center.

Exhibit hours are from 11 AM to 5 PM Friday and Saturday, and 11 AM to 4 PM on Sunday. Admission is free and all are welcome to the event!

The Chicago Abilities Expo will feature the latest technology, informative workshops, demonstrations and more. Families, caregivers, professionals and seniors will enjoy the wide range of products and services for the disability community. The expo offers three days of resources and opportunities that you may not even know exist. Read more

I’m Getting a Mobility Scooter… Now How Do I Transport It?

Bruno Joey Scooter Lift

Compatibility With Your Vehicle and Travel Lifestyle are Key Issues

There are many options from which to choose when deciding how to best transport mobility scooters. The best option is usually determined by having a professional Certified Mobility Consultant (CMC) perform a needs analysis with you. He/she will ask questions about your physical abilities and limitations, anticipated type and frequency of use, the scooter itself and the type of vehicle being used to transport it. Once the CMC knows that information, they can recommend adaptive equipment that is compatible with your vehicle, your scooter and your lifestyle. Read more

Martyn Sibley Shares his Top 10 Travel Tips

Guest Blogger Martyn Sibley, founder of Disability Horizons and Accomable, joins MobilityWorks to share his top 10 tips for travelling.

By: Martyn Sibley, Disability Horizons

Travelling can be a daunting experience for everyone, and even more so for those with a disability. There’s so much to think about: how you’re going to get to your destination, where you’re going to stay, insurance, airport transfers… the list goes on. There’s even MORE to think about when you’re disabled: what equipment will you need to bring, will your airline cater for your needs, will your accommodation be accessible? Read more