Navigate your life with Able Eyes

Many companies are started when there is a need to find a better way. Meegan Winters was a teacher and assistant principal for 15 years working with people with autism and hearing from families how difficult it was to go out in public not knowing what to expect at different destinations. Then, almost four years […]

Grandma Techno dances her way through life

Patricia Lay-Dorsey has been part of the Amigo family since 2000 when she lost her ability to walk after being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 1988. She may do things differently from when she used to run marathons in 1980, but “different” doesn’t mean bad. It simply includes a bit more ingenuity and determination. Patricia’s […]

Longest canopy walk in the nation designed for all ages and abilities

In the fall of 2018, Dow Gardens opened Whiting Forest which is located in Midland, Michigan (about 35 minutes from Amigo’s corporate location). Whiting Forest features 54 acres of woodlands, ponds, apple orchards, meadows and streams. Guests of all ages and abilities can immerse themselves in the forest on the nation’s longest canopy walk. The walk itself […]

Four of the best accessible trails in U.S. national parks

You can have amazing adventures with your Amigo and we want to make sure our Amigo friends know about great traveling ideas to stay active. From rolling through great wide open spaces to seeing alligators up-close, National Geographic lists four national parks in the U.S. that offer the best accessible trails.Rough terrain and other unexpected barriers sometimes […]

Traveling Internationally? Contact Amigo first!

Traveling internationally with your Amigo doesn’t have to be a hassle. Next time you are planning a trip, call or email us with your serial number and the country you are traveling to so we can help.  Before your trip, Amigo will: Verify if you have a universal charger and if not you can purchase one from us Identify […]

Creating an Accessible Raised Garden

It’s that time of year again when the tulips break through the soil and buds appear on tree branches. It’s time to start planning your summer garden! A raised garden bed designed with easy access from your Amigo is a way to enjoy summer gardening. Raised beds add a new and exciting dimension to your […]

A Problem-Solver Like No Other

Meet an Amazon Software Developer with a remarkable Amigo Story. Tanner Haldeman is an Amigo owner outlier. He’s 6’5”, just turned 24 years old, and works as a software developer for Amazon. Tanner is a mathematical whiz kid with extraordinary determination. Tanner has Friedreich’s ataxia (also called FA), which is a rare degenerative disease of […]

Taking Amigos On Vacation

Tom and Pauline Morel thoroughly enjoy traveling. They often take trips with their family, and have gone on several cruises with their daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Matt Jankowski. (Read about one of their previous adventures here.) Matt, who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2002, learned about Amigo Mobility after he was introduced to […]

Post-Polio Success and Adventures

Bruce and Dianne Sachs, both polio survivors, are active Amigo owners. They serve on the Board of Directors for the Michigan Polio Network, of which Bruce is Chairman. They are cofacilitators of the Southeast Michigan Post-Polio Support Group. They also volunteer as greeters at a Post-Polio Clinic located in Warren, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. Of all […]

What Inspires Amigo’s Founder al thieme library

Al Thieme’s Top 10 Books & Why Friendly Wheels, Issue 127 December 2018 The Al Thieme Library was built to celebrate Amigo Mobility’s 50th anniversary and to encourage those who visit to read and discover some of the books that have inspired Al. See more photos of the special space we created at Amigo here. […]