Ability Center Blog

Our blog can be quirky, fun and educational but the ultimate goal is to bring mobility industry news to you. New product launches, differences between products, Ability Center news, and much more!
Equipment Choices for Handicap Vans Modern-day handicap vans include equipment that has taken decades of advanced technology to achieve. Disabled drivers and passengers are now able to travel far easier than in the past. Getting into and out of a vehicle no longer has to be the hassle it once was. From running simple errands...

A wheelchair tie-down is an essential component of a safe trip on the road. Choosing the right kind of tie-down system for your wheelchair van shouldn’t be overwhelming, though. Taking the time to know what’s out there will help you find the best system to keep you safe. We’re breaking down the types of restraints…

If your loved one has limitations in their movements, the gift of mobility can brighten their day — and maybe even the rest of their lives! A wheelchair van is the perfect gift because it can help them achieve mobility independence. At Ability Center, we offer a wide range of accessible vehicles and mobility products…

Is a wheelchair van tax deductible? While the cost of an accessible vehicle as a whole is not deductible, there are tax credits for specific types of durable medical equipment (DME) that you can take advantage of. As 2020 comes to an end, we wanted to remind our customers of the disability tax deductions available…

If you’re a veteran who has served our country, you’re eligible for benefits to make your life easier. This includes a more affordable path to owning an accessible vehicle. Wheelchair van financing is just one way your local Ability Center dealer is here to help you achieve mobility independence. Learn how we support veterans to…

Here at Ability Center, we’re dedicated to elevating your quality of life. That starts with elevating the quality of the services and products we provide to our community. As a leader in the wheelchair accessible vehicle industry, it’s our responsibility to uphold the highest standard and offer you the best, most reliable, most affordable transportation…

If you are in the market for a new wheelchair van, the first question you may ask yourself is: “what vehicles can be wheelchair accessible?” Several types of handicap vans are available, ranging from full-size vans to SUVs, trucks, or even smaller sedans. This blog explores common accessibility adaptions and wheelchair accessible vehicles to help…

Are you a wheelchair user in need of a mobility vehicle to run errands? Or maybe you want to try one out before buying a new wheelchair van? Handicap-accessible van rentals are available at your local Ability Center dealer! We break down the benefits of wheelchair van rentals — along with things to consider —…

Shopping for new mobility equipment can sometimes feel a little overwhelming – with all the options, modifications and technology, how do you make sure you find the perfect fit? That’s where a Mobility Specialist comes in. Mobility Specialists help make the buying process easier when it comes to all things assistive technology. From accessible trucks,…