Owner Stories

BraunAbility® has impacted hundreds of thousands of lives over the past 40 years, and we’re proud to be a part of what keeps our customers moving day after day. Each of them has a story, and each one is unique, see for yourself!

A Wounded Warrior welcome from BraunAbility

Lance Corporal Mike DeLancey received a warm welcome from the BraunAbility team when he picked up the keys to his new wheelchair van.

BraunAbility keeps the family together

The Richardson family shows the dramatic impact mobility makes on a family’s quality of life.

Life doesn't slow down for a disability, and we don't either

A BraunAbility priority, making sure our vehicles can keep up with an active father and athlete like Pete Zarba.

“I don’t know what we’d do without our van.”

A couple describes the freedom their BraunAbility wheelchair van has returned for their young daughter, Samantha.

New ride opens the door to a new life

For this BraunAbility customer, an introduction to his mobility dealer opened his eyes not just to a new ride, but also to a new world.

Her advice: "Buy a van earlier than later!”

Rosemarie Rosetti’s experience, saying goodbye to a car and never looking back.

Stories

BraunAbility has impacted hundreds of thousands of lives over the past 40 years, and we’re proud to be a part of what keeps our customers moving day after day. Each of them has a story, and each one is unique, see for yourself!

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Auto veteran praises BraunAbility quality

It’s not often that a vehicle earns George Brown’s complete approval, but the 36-year veteran of the automotive industry says of his BraunAbility van, “I know quality workmanship when I see it, and Chrysler should be very proud of how BraunAbility has converted their product.”

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“Now I’m living life on my terms.”

Sister Karen Zielinski credits her BraunAbility wheelchair van with giving her the freedom to be who she wants to be. “Now I’m living life on my terms,” says the member of Sisters of St. Francis in Ohio.

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BraunAbility keeps young family on the move

“Next to his wheelchair, our van is the most important piece of equipment we own for independence,” says Faith Brehm. She and her husband, Darren, were seriously injured in a vehicle accident nearly 20 years ago, but the couple (now married 15 years), never gave up on one of their greatest passions, travel.

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Happily ever after…despite the unexpected

She had the perfect dress, the perfect honeymoon destination and, of course, the perfect fiancé. A spinal cord injury just before Rachelle Friedman’s wedding put those plans on hold… but not for long.

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Van is a lifeline in metro Los Angeles

“My van is a lifeline,” says Greg Winterbottom. “Without the van, it’s virtually impossible for me to travel.” The 64-year-old lives in Orange County, California, and is now driving his fourth BraunAbility wheelchair van, each of which has allowed him to live and work independently in metro Los Angeles.

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She navigates NYC from her “rocket ship”

With a BraunAbility wheelchair van and driving system installed by her local dealer, Lisa Panzica is able to live completely independently in New York City despite limited mobility due to muscular dystrophy.

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