MobilityWorks Blog

Commercial Van Division Announces New Liberty Minivan for Taxi Market

January 3, 2012

Most people reading our blog or following us on Facebook know MobilityWorks for its consumer wheelchair van showrooms, service and rental centers. In the business world, however, we also lead the industry with commercial-use accessible vans used by our business clients throughout the country. Today, MobilityWorks announced the acquisition of Liberty USA of Michigan, a […]

Balancing a Passion for Golf with Life’s Journey

December 30, 2011

“When I’m here on the golf course, I don’t think I have a problem… I forget everything.” — Manuel De Los Santos My first experience with seeing a disabled golfer was memorable. I was around 16 years old when my father and uncle took me out to play at Shawnee Hills golf course in Bedford […]

MobilityWorks Announces New Bruno Chariot™ Lift on Wheels to Haul Electric Scooters with Smaller Vehicles

December 24, 2011

Finally! A solution from the mobility equipment industry for people who own smaller and mid-size cars that need to haul an electric scooter or power wheelchair. Most scooter and power chair lifts (for external vehicle transport) require a minivan, SUV, or larger sedan capable of carrying a heavier load. That’s all changed with the introduction […]

In-Service Training for Wheelchair Transport and Paramedic Ambulance Company

December 12, 2011

MobilityWorks was honored to participate this past weekend at an in-service training session with Life Care Ambulance Inc. in Elyria, Ohio. Led by Regional Service Manager Trevorr Jurgensen, our Akron service staff spent this past Sunday at the Life Care training facility with their entire driver staff. This type of training event provides for driver education on […]

MobilityWorks to Host Mobility Expo and Vendor Fairs in Pittsburgh and Chicago

September 16, 2011

The MobilityWorks team is busy with preparations for hosting two Mobility Expos and Vendor Fairs this coming October. Our three Chicago IL area stores are teaming up with industry suppliers and local advocacy groups to host their 1st Annual Mobility Expo at the MobilityWorks Villa Park location on October 6th from 11AM to 7PM. The […]

Deductions Available for Durable Medical Equipment (DME)

September 11, 2011

You may not realize it, but the United States Tax Code allows you to deduct certain medical expenses from your federal income taxes. Among the medical expenses that may be deducted are expenses associated with acquiring durable medical equipment (DME). According to the IRS website, a deduction can be taken for medical expenses incurred by […]

Redefining ‘Going Mobile’ – A 40 Year Retrospect

June 17, 2011

Wireless Providers Cloud the Use of ‘Mobility’    Forty years ago this coming August, The Who came out with their ‘Who’s Next’ album featuring one of their all-time greatest hits ‘Won’t Get Fooled Again’. Also on the album was another chart-topping favorite ‘Going Mobile’ written by Pete Townshend. His lyrics were about the ability to […]

On the Move…

May 19, 2011

MobilityWorks Showroom in Albany New York Moving, New Location Announced for Pasadena California The MobilityWorks Albany NY service and showroom location (currently in Scotia NY) is ahead of schedule to move into its new location at 1615 Central Ave, Albany NY 12205. Originally scheduled for early June, it looks like they’ll be up and running […]

Mobility Equipment for Amputees

March 22, 2011

After a limb has been amputated, a person is typically not able to drive an automobile the same way as they had before. However, there are several adaptive devices that can enable an amputee to continue driving and maintain his or her independence. The site of amputation(s) will determine exactly what type of vehicle an […]

Transfer Seats are One of Many Options for Wheelchair Drivers

February 8, 2011

People who use a wheelchair will often times have to lift themselves into another chair or over to a car seat. For those who drive with hand controls, totally removing the front seat to make room for the wheelchair is sometimes not a practical solution. The confines of an accessible minivan however make it difficult […]