Wheelchair Lift

A vehicle wheelchair lift may be the perfect solution for people who need a mobility solution but may not yet be ready to commit to a wheelchair accessible vehicle. For those curious about choosing a wheelchair lift for their full-sized van, we interviewed our regional lift specialist. Tom Thomas, Senior Inside Sales Coordinator, has been… Read Article

If youre in the market for a new wheelchair van, you may be a bit overwhelmed with all the options available. Youve got a lot of choices to consider, and rightly so! No two wheelchair-users (or their chairs) are completely the same, and youve all got different needs and preferences. One of the decisions youll… Read Article

On the morning of June 6, Christy Talley left her home in Cordova, Tennessee, only to notice something missing. Her 1996 Plymouth Caravan was not where she had last parked it. She soon discovered that the vehicle had been stolen and stripped of its battery, ignition, tires, steering column, and most importantly, her mother’s wheelchair… Read Article

Wheelchair Vans – Straight Talk about Wiring In this week’s installment of Straight Talk About Wheelchair Vans, we’re taking a look at how wheelchair vans are wired. Today’s wheelchair vans rely on an intricate wiring system to control every function in the vehicle, and it’s important to consider how a conversion manufacturer who has to… Read Article

With the images of Japan’s tsunami still consuming the media, I’m reminded of another natural disaster earlier this year that devastated one of our longtime dealers and friends. The Queensland floods of late January were the worst natural disaster ever recorded in Australia, and our top international wheelchair lift supplier, Tramanco, suffered immeasurable damage. When… Read Article

Last Monday the world lost one of the great pioneers of the Disability Rights Movement. Max Starkloff, president and CEO of the Starkloff Disability Institute and co-founder of Paraquad, passed away at the age of 73 earlier this week. Max was a quadriplegic since a car accident when he was just 21. Determined not to… Read Article

A while back we told you that BraunAbility President Nick Gutwein was asked to serve as the Mobility Issues expert on Parentgiving.com, a comprehensive website dedicated to caregivers concerned about the well-being of their aging parents or relatives. If you haven’t visited the site yet, take a look below at a couple recent questions from… Read Article

BraunAbility at the Edison Abilities Expo Last weekend BraunAbility was front and center at the Edison Abilities Expo.We had a full fleet of Entervans and Rampvans on display. Better yet, representatives from all of our New York metro dealers (Bussani Mobility,Brunswick Mobility, Fun Truckin’,DriveMaster,Abilities Unlimited)were on hand to help customers decide which wheelchair van was… Read Article

We’ve featured many individuals and families who own BraunAbility Entervans or Rampvans on the AbilityVoice blog. Many of our most loyal customers, however, come from the hundreds of facilities, hospitals and agencies who care for individuals with special needs and use our wheelchair lifts in their vehicles. We paid a visit to one such facility,… Read Article

BraunAbility Dealer, United Access, Saves Valentine’s Day As any guy would agree, the only thing worse than forgetting about Valentine’s Day would be having a romantic date planned and not being able to get out of the driveway. That’s what happened when Karen Squire headed out for wine tasting, eagle watching, and dinner last Friday… Read Article