July 2010

I have always been a little off center. Growing up, I never owned a Barbie doll, but made homemade doll dresses for the then-current Barbie rival, the “Tammy” doll. In the PC-dominated computer world, I used a Mac computer for years. My favorite spectator sport, hockey, gets little media attention (go Detroit Red Wings!) All… Read Article

It’s time to CELEBRATE! Yes, you read that correctly. It’s not the 4th of July, Labor Day, or Christmas, but it is time to celebrate. The groundbreaking Americans with Disabilities Act was signed 20 years ago this week by President George H. W. Bush. The law has opened the doors for more than 54 million Americans… Read Article

Next Monday, July 26th, marks the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. With this single document, doors were opened (and widened) and accessibility finally enforced for people with disabilities nationwide. We’ve come far in these past 20 years, but plenty of obstacles to total accessibility remain. With that in mind, The Braun Corporation… Read Article

While we appreciate any feedback from our BraunAbility customers (even the constructive criticism), once in a while a compliment comes along that’s especially gratifying. Such was the case when we read a recent note from George Brown of Winona Lake, Indiana. George is a long-time veteran of the automotive industry and is on his third… Read Article

I have a friend who recently planned a vacation with her family on Lake Michigan. She was thrilled beyond belief when she found a beautiful vacation rental online — secluded beachfront, gorgeous sunset views, gourmet kitchen…THE WORKS! And the price for a week’s stay was a complete bargain. She made the reservations online, and told… Read Article

Introducing the Toyota Rampvan and Honda Entervan Wheelchair Vans You’ve heard the rumors, and now we can officially say, “IT’S TIME!” Today marks the official launch of two vehicles that are bound to shake up the mobility market: the Toyota SiennaRampvan XT and the 2010 Honda Odyssey Entervan. Meet the newest members of the BraunAbility… Read Article

Mobility Buyers Guide – Top 10 Tips to Consider Edmunds.com, the leading online source of automotive news and education, recently interviewed BraunAbility President Nick Gutwein about what to consider when looking for the right mobility solution. From the interview came what amounts to a mobility buyers guide for anyone starting the process of researching mobility… Read Article