News and Events

Better Life Mobility on ABC 7 News

June 1, 2015

Watch Better Life Mobility help Dayna Bennett with her new mobility van on ABC 7 news.

Join Better Life Mobility Centers at the La Jolla Festival of Arts 

La Jolla Festival of Arts Poster

May 29, 2015

Be sure to buy your tickets now for the La Jolla Festival of Arts. Enjoy great food, art, and plenty of fun while supporting sport and recreation programs for San Diegans with disabilities. June 20 - 21, 2015

Memorial Weekend Kick-Off BBQ & MV-1 Unveiling EXTRAVAGANZA

MemorialSD

May 23, 2014

Celebrate the start of your Memorial Weekend with free music, food & drinks!  Also, get an exclusive look at the First & Only American-Built Mobility Vehicle (no conversion here).  The BBQ starts around 10:00am today at our Wheelchair Van San Diego Showroom - 8130 Parkway Drive, La Mesa, CA. 91942.  Also, speak with one of our team members for information on our Memorial Day Wheelchair, and Mobility Scooter Specials! Call 619-474-4072 for more information!

Better Life Mobility San Diego & California Children Services In-Service

 

mv1-10

May 13, 2014

After their monthly meeting, the Occupational Therapists and Physical Therapists will talk with us to get the scoop on the latest mobility equipment.  We'll talk about the latest in Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles and Wheelchiar Vans - 2014 MV-1 Models, the 2014 Toyota Sienna and it's great VMI features, and GuidoSimplex USA Hand Controls for Adaptive Driving. 

Travelchair Helps Children With Disabilities To Travel Comfortably

TravelChair for disabled kids

Jan 10, 2014

Parents had lots of difficulties during flights, so here are finally some good news - Virgin Atlantic have become the first airline to introduce the new and improved TravelChair from children’s charity MERU.

For more click here.

AM General Takes OverThe Assets Of MV-1 mobility van company

AM general MV-1 wheelchair van

Sep 24, 2013

Due to cash flow issues, the company behind the MV-1 mobility van ceased operations earlier this year, after it was cut off from a $50 million secured loan from the U.S. Department of Energy for failing to meet certain financial obligations.

For more click here.

Check out our article in Edmunds.com

Check out our article in Edmunds.com

Mar 11, 2013
You can read the Edmunds.com article about wheelchair van ramp options.

Join Better Life Mobility Centers at the 2013 Ability Expo

Join Better Life Mobility Centers at the 2013 Ability Expo

Apr 4, 2013
Better Life Mobility will be showcasing the entire lineup of all Guidosimplex hand controls, hand control break levers, hand control accelerators, and much more! You can find us at booth # 215 from March 15-17. See you there!

Better Life Mobility named the Exclusive Distributor of Guido Simplex USA

Better Life Mobility named the Exclusive Distributor of Guido Simplex USA

Feb 14, 2013
Better Life Mobility is proud to offer the latest in hand control and assisted driving equipment manufactured by Guido Simplex. For over 50 years Guido has been building the safest and most technologically advanced hand controls in the market, "I am both excited and honored to represent Guido products in the US", says Mo Abusham owner of Better Life Mobility. Stop by any one of our three locations (San Diego, Las Vegas, and Riverside) for more information or call 800-400-4072

Here We Grow Again!

Here We Grow Again

Dec 7, 2012

In order to provide our Las Vegas customers the best mobility experience Better Life Mobility will be moving to our new state of the art facility. Stay tuned for more details!

Now Selling The All New 2013 Toyota Wheelchair Accessible Sienna

Now Selling The All New 2013 Toyota Wheelchair Accessible Sienna

Nov 28, 2012
To satisfy our customers’ needs for additional interior space and a clean, obstruction-free accessible vehicle interior, VMI pioneered the development of the Northstar in-floor wheelchair ramp system for the Toyota Sienna minivan. After almost two decades of refinement, the Northstar remains the most technologically advanced handicap ramp system on the market. For more click here.

Veterans Day Parade

Nov 11, 2012

Join us for a day in honor of our heroes. Call for more details.

Better Life Mobility to be featured on The Doctors Show

Oct 19, 2012

In a segment about our local military heroes, Better Life Mobility will be offering adaptive driving for a disabled veteran.

La Jolla Festival Of Arts

Jun 24, 2012

The La Jolla Festival of the Arts™, takes place on June 23rd & 24th on the beautiful coastal campus of UC San Diego at Warren Field. The “La Jolla” is one of the most prestigious juried art shows in the country and will once again feature over 190-award winning artists, along with live chalk art creations, art performances, delicious and healthy cuisines, adult beverage libations, and live entertainment throughout the weekend. For more click here.

3rd Annual Stroll & Roll, 2012

3rd Annual Stroll Roll 2012

May 21, 2012

On Sunday, May 20th 2012 San Diego Adaptive Sports Foundation and HeadNorth are partnering to host the 3rd Annual Stroll & Roll event at NTC Park near Liberty Station. This unique event brings together two organizations who share the same passion to promote active and independent lifestyles for youth and adults with physical disabilities. For more click here.

Better Life Welcomes MV-1 to our mobility family

Better Life Welcomes MV-1 to our mobility family

 Apr 13, 2012

The MV-1 is the first mobility vehicle that was designed from the ground up for wheelchair accessibility and will be proudly built in America. The MV-1comes equipped with a deployable integrated ramp for quick and easy passenger access, and has a spacious interior that can accommodate up to six occupants, with the optional jumpseat.For more click here.

Better Life helps a world renowned photographer get her independence back

Mar 30, 2012

SAN DIEGO --  A local company is helping a disabled woman who lost her San Carlos home and car in a fire. Lily Bandak could only scream as the fire early Wednesday morning consumed everything around her. Bandak, who has multiple sclerosis and is paralyzed from the neck down, was trapped in her burning home with no way out. For more click here.

Better Life Mobility is Recognized for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction

Feb 9, 2012

This level of excellence has been recognized by VMI as Better Life received top three honors in customer satisfaction scores in 2011. For more click here.

Better Life Goes Mobile

Better Life Mobile

Feb 8, 2012

The mobile website is designed to make our content formatted significantly better on handheld devices. To give it a try, just navigate to http://www.betterlifemobility.com/m and you will be presented with mobile version of the website. If you go from you mobile device to our homepage http://www.betterlifemobility.com you will be automatically transferred to a mobile version of the website. For more click here.

Ramona Family Receives New Van For Disabled Son

Jan 9, 2012

Van For Disabled Teen Adam Carpenter Damaged By Hit-And-Run Driver. For more click here.

Better Life helps a San Diego family in need

Dec 21, 2011

"There are few times in my life where I am speechless and this is one of them," Kelly Carpenter said as she was presented with a new van. "This was a gift from the heart … thank you is not enough." For more click here.

Golden Future 50+ Senior Expo

Nov 19, 2011

Better Life Mobility will be at the Golden Future 50+ Senior Expo on November 19, 2011. For more click here.

First Annual Roadsters BBQ

First Annual Roadsters BBQ

Nov 18, 2011

Visit any of our 3 locations. For more click here.

HeadNorth Challenge

HeadNorth Challenge

Nov 13, 2011

Half Marathon and 5K. for more click here.

Freedom Festival

Freedom Festival

Nov 11, 2011

Cal-Diego PVA Freedom Festival. For more click here.

Golden Future 50+ Senior Expo

Nov 5, 2011

Orange County Senior Expo. For more click here.

Steps to Recovery

Steps to Recovery

Nov 5, 2011

Project Walk Steps to Recovery. For more click here.

Disability Awareness Fair 2011

Disability Awareness Fair 2011

Oct 27, 2011

Chaffey College Disability Programs and Services. For more click here.

Wheelchair Basketball Game

Oct 26, 2011

Cuyamaca College is Celebrating Disabilities Awarness month with week long events. Join us Wednesday for the Annual Wheelchair Basketball Game at noon!

Click here for more information!

No Limits Walk San Diego

No Limits Walk San Diego

Oct 22, 2011

Annual No Limits Walk benefiting United Cerebral Palsy. For more click here.

Dodge for a Cause

Dodge for a Cause

Oct 22, 2011

Las Vegas RAGE Dodge for a Cause. For more click here.

Walk to Defeat ALS San Diego

Walk to Defeat ALS San Diego

Oct 16, 2011

Join us in the effort to defeat ALS. For more click here.

11th Annual Las Vegas Walk N' Roll for ALS

11th Annual Las Vegas Walk N Roll for ALS1

Oct 15, 2011

Come help support ALS patients and their families. For more click here.

Better Life Mobility featured by Sharp Healthcare

Better Life Mobility featured by Sharp Healthcare

 Oct 8, 2011

Courtney regains independence after a spinal cord injury. For more click here.

Better Life Mobility is Authorized Guido Simplex Dealer

Better Life Mobility is Authorized Guido Simplex Dealer

Sep 28, 2011

Come check out the latest in hand controls. For more click here.

14th Annual Comedy Night

14th Annual Comedy Night

Sep 9, 2011

Enjoy a Wonderful Night of Drinks, Dinner, Live Auction and Comedian Rich Little!

Proceeds from Comedy Night benefit Challenge Center's Scholarship Fund, which enables us to provide over 9,000 hours of services annually to disabled children and adults, helping them restore hope and reach their lives' potential.

MDA Telethon

Sep 4, 2011

The MDA Telethon, an American television institution, is seen each Labor Day weekend by more than 40 million viewers, an audience comparable to that of the Academy Awards, and greater than that of American Idol, Dancing with the Stars, the Emmys and the Golden Globes.

Grand Opening Celebration at Better Life - Riverside

Grand Opening Celebration at Better Life Riverside

Aug 26, 2011

Come join Us. For more click here.

ALS support group meet up

ALS support group meet up

Aug 13, 2011

Join us this Saturday at our San Diego Better Life Mobility Branch from 1:30 to 3:30. Please call Better Life for more information at 619-474-4072

Better Life Mobility Featured in Autoweek Magazine

Better Life Mobility Featured in Autoweek Magazine

Aug 1, 2011

Better Life Mobility Centers was featured in the Aug. issue of Autoweek magazine. Mo demonstrated the features of the world class VMI Northstar ramp system to Mark Vaughn allowing him to get a better understanding of the importance of mobility vans.

Better Life Mobility Now Offering Mercedes Benz Sprinter Mobility Vans!

Better Life Mobility Now Offering Mercedes Benz Sprinter Mobility Vans

Jun 30, 2011

Better Life Mobility Centers in conjunction with a certified Mercedes Benz outfitter is now able to offer luxury Mercedes Benz Sprinter vans for wheelchair access. These handicap accessible Sprinter vans are the finest quality made full-size accessible vehicles. Call us today and get the luxury you deserve!

Better Life Thanks La Jolla Arts Festival

Jun 19, 2011

The La Jolla Festival of the Arts is among the top rated art shows in California. The Festival hosts over 190 award-winning local and national artists displaying watercolors, oils, sculpture, serigraphs, fine jewelry, photography, and more. Event attendees can also enjoy a variety of cuisines in the festival food area, listen to live entertainment, and participate in special events. The festival uses the proceeds to help people with disabilities.

2011 Dodge/Chrysler mobility vans are here!

2011 Dodge Chrysler mobility vans are here

Jun 15, 2011

Visit one of our three locations (San Diego, Las Vegas, and Riverside)  to see the 2011 Dodge and Chrysler mobility vans. 

ALS Support Group Meeting

ALS Support Group Meeting

Apr 9, 2011

Join us this Saturday at our San Diego Better Life Mobility Branch from 1:30 to 4:30.

Better Life Mobility receives award from VMI

Better Life Mobility receives award from VMI

Apr 8, 2011

The disabled community has once again made their voice be heard. By supporting VMI mobility products and Better Life Mobility Centers the community has made it clear that they demand the safest, highest quality, and best manufactured products. Thank you for making Better Life Mobility Centers a nationwide leader!

Better Life Mobility Riverside is now open!

Better Life Mobility Riverside is now open

Mar 16, 2011

Please visit our new showroom located 7239 Indiana Ave. Riverside, CA 92504

Better Life Mobility Riverside will be moving

Better Life Mobility Riverside will be moving

Mar 1, 2011

Better Life Mobility Centers Riverside location will be relocating to 7239 Indiana Ave. Riverside, CA 92504. Our new state of the art location will feature a customer lounge, ample parking, vehicle showroom, and the same friendly team members. Stay tuned for details on our grand opening in May.

Better Life Mobility Supports MDA Walk

muscle walk

Feb 27, 2011

Thanks to the MDA and the wonderful staff of Better Life Mobility for making the latest MDA Walk a great success. Both Vivian and Marsi worked on the frontline handing out water and supporting all the participants. Great job team!

AM General Takes OverThe Assets Of MV-1 mobility van company