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Lifeway Mobility Blog

Top 5 Home Modifications for Accessibility

Posted by John Burfield on 10/17/18 4:27 PM

As we age, tasks that we once took for granted such as climbing the stairs or taking a shower, can become a challenge. If you or a loved one are planning to Age-in-Place, there many home modifications or adaptations that can help make this a reality. 

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Topics: ramp, Universal Design, Bathroom Safety, Aging-In-Place, Accessibility, Accessibility Equipment, Stair Lift, Mobility, Safety, Independent Living

What’s the Difference Between a Stair Lift and Lift Chair?

Posted by John Burfield on 10/1/18 1:14 PM

People with limited mobility can benefit from many different types of mobility aids and accessibility equipment. Mobility issues can be caused by injury, aging and illness or progressive diseases like arthritis. Products ranging from walkersand wheelchairs to ramps and vertical platform lifts can accomplish the same goals in different ways.

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Topics: Accessibility, Aging-In-Place, Wheelchair, Accessibility Equipment, Customer Questions, Mobility, Safety, Stair Lift, Product FAQ

Mobility Matters Newsletter September 2018 - Greater Boston Edition

Posted by John Burfield on 9/24/18 1:51 PM
                       
 
                       
 

 

Need a Lift? 

If climbing your stairs has become difficult due to limited mobility for chronic illness, a stair lift might be the right solution. Installing a stair lift is a quick and affordable way to help you remain independent in your home and can even be used to assist with tasks such as carrying items like folded laundry or meals from floor to floor.

How much does a stair lift cost?

Straight stair lifts with installation start at $2,200 for refurbished units and $3,300 for new units or as little as $49.50/month with no down payment for qualified buyers, which includes warranty and in-home consultation. 

Curved rail stair lifts will vary in price, but typically cost between $9,000 and $16,000 installed and includes a custom built a rail that will fit the precise dimensions of your staircase.

Rental options start $1,095 and include the first 3 months of rental, installation and removal.

Stair lifts are a much simpler home modification than most people expect. A Lifeway Mobility professional will visit your home and help you determine which product best meets your needs and lifestyle.

Benefits of a stair lift:

  • Professional installation within 1 day in many cases
  • No structural changes to your home
  • Flip up arms, seat, and footrest
  • Easy-to-use controls
  • New, refurbished, rental, monthly payment and buy-back options
  • Made in the USA

Lifeway Mobility offers a variety of stair lift options, including straight stair lifts and outdoor stair lifts, for homes with decks or second-floor entrances. We also offer custom stair lifts for homes with curved staircases, split levels, or intermediate landings.

 

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Our Greater Boston office is happy to welcome two new team members. Joe Smith will join Lifeway Mobility as Operations Coordinator while Amber Foster is our newest Customer Care Coordinator.

Joe joins Lifeway after a nearly 30-year career as a Residential General Contractor. He hopes to improve on Lifeway’s multi-faceted operations at the Westborough office as we continue to grow with the goal of streamlining processes and maximizing efficiency. “I’m thrilled to join such a professional team, and I hope to contribute positively towards realization of Lifeway Mobility’s overall goals.” Joe lives in Dedham, MA with his wife and two children.

Amber is excited to join the Lifeway Team because it gives her the opportunity to help those with limited mobility, something she is passionate about since becoming a caregiver for her mother who has Multiple Sclerosis. Amber recently moved to Westborough, MA and in addition to her vital role as Customer Care Coordinator at Lifeway is a part-time student.

 
 

 

7 Tips for Fall Prevention
 
September 22nd is National Fall Prevention Awareness Day. Fortunately, there are steps that you can take to help prevent you or a loved one from experiencing a fall. Read our 7 tips for  fall prevention.
 

Extended Home Living Services Joins Lifeway Mobility

We are  growing!  Lifeway Mobility is exited to announce that Extended Home Living Services (EHLS) — a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist, licensed general contractor, and licensed elevator contractor providing lifts and accessibility modifications in the greater Chicago area, southeast Wisconsin and northwest Indiana — has joined Lifeway Mobility.

 

Spread the Word about Lifeway!

Do you know someone who could benefit from Lifeway’s selection of mobility solutions? Our convenient one-page brochure, which you can download and print at your convenience, gives a brief overview of the products we offer, how our experienced professionals can help, and how to get more information and a free assessment.

View Our One-Page Brochure

 

Greater Boston Location • 21 East Main Street, Ste. 1B • Westborough, MA 01581 • (508) 329-1031

MA HIC Registration #190579

Call Us: (860) 292-1111

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Serving Connecticut, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Rhode Island & Wisconsin
 
 
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Mobility Matters Newsletter September 2018 - Minnesota Edition

Posted by John Burfield on 9/24/18 1:32 PM
                       
 
                       
 

 

Need a Lift? 

If climbing your stairs has become difficult due to limited mobility for chronic illness, a stair lift might be the right solution. Installing a stair lift is a quick and affordable way to help you remain independent in your home and can even be used to assist with tasks such as carrying items like folded laundry or meals from floor to floor.

How much does a stair lift cost?

Straight stair lifts with installation start at $2,200 for refurbished units and $3,300 for new units or as little as $49.50/month with no down payment for qualified buyers, which includes warranty and in-home consultation. 

Curved rail stair lifts will vary in price, but typically cost between $9,000 and $16,000 installed and includes a custom built a rail that will fit the precise dimensions of your staircase.

Rental options start $1,095 and include the first 3 months of rental, installation and removal.

Stair lifts are a much simpler home modification than most people expect. A Lifeway Mobility professional will visit your home and help you determine which product best meets your needs and lifestyle.

Benefits of a stair lift:

  • Professional installation within 1 day in many cases
  • No structural changes to your home
  • Flip up arms, seat, and footrest
  • Easy-to-use controls
  • New, refurbished, rental, monthly payment and buy-back options
  • Made in the USA

Lifeway Mobility offers a variety of stair lift options, including straight stair lifts and outdoor stair lifts, for homes with decks or second-floor entrances. We also offer custom stair lifts for homes with curved staircases, split levels, or intermediate landings.

 

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Lifeway Mobility Minneapolis Now offering Tub Cut Modifications

Lifeway Mobility is happy to announce that Clean Cut bathtub modifications are now available to our customers in Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

Also known as a tub cut, a Clean Cut accessible bathing modification takes only a few hours to complete and turns your existing bathtub into a step-in shower overnight. Or, if you wish to take a bath, an optional watertight door or insert is also available, so you can choose the best of both worlds.

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7 Tips for Fall Prevention
 
September 22nd is National Fall Prevention Awareness Day. Fortunately, there are steps that you can take to help prevent you or a loved one from experiencing a fall. Read our 7 tips for  fall prevention.
 

Extended Home Living Services Joins Lifeway Mobility

We are  growing!  Lifeway Mobility is exited to announce that Extended Home Living Services (EHLS) — a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist, licensed general contractor, and licensed elevator contractor providing lifts and accessibility modifications in the greater Chicago area, southeast Wisconsin and northwest Indiana — has joined Lifeway Mobility.

 

Spread the Word about Lifeway!

Do you know someone who could benefit from Lifeway’s selection of mobility solutions? Our convenient one-page brochure, which you can download and print at your convenience, gives a brief overview of the products we offer, how our experienced professionals can help, and how to get more information and a free assessment.

View Our One-Page Brochure

 

Minnesota Location • 563 Shoreview Road • Shoreview, MN  551126 • (651) 462-3444

MN #BC649489 and WI #1218453

Call Us: (860) 292-1111

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Serving Connecticut, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Rhode Island & Wisconsin
 
 
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Mobility Matters Newsletter September 2018 - Hartford Edition

Posted by John Burfield on 9/24/18 1:21 PM
                       
 
                       
 

 

Need a Lift? 

If climbing your stairs has become difficult due to limited mobility for chronic illness, a stair lift might be the right solution. Installing a stair lift is a quick and affordable way to help you remain independent in your home and can even be used to assist with tasks such as carrying items like folded laundry or meals from floor to floor.

How much does a stair lift cost?

Straight stair lifts with installation start at $2,200 for refurbished units and $3,300 for new units or as little as $49.50/month with no down payment for qualified buyers, which includes warranty and in-home consultation. 

Curved rail stair lifts will vary in price, but typically cost between $9,000 and $16,000 installed and includes a custom built a rail that will fit the precise dimensions of your staircase.

Rental options start $1,095 and include the first 3 months of rental, installation and removal.

Stair lifts are a much simpler home modification than most people expect. A Lifeway Mobility professional will visit your home and help you determine which product best meets your needs and lifestyle.

Benefits of a stair lift:

  • Professional installation within 1 day in many cases
  • No structural changes to your home
  • Flip up arms, seat, and footrest
  • Easy-to-use controls
  • New, refurbished, rental, monthly payment and buy-back options
  • Made in the USA

Lifeway Mobility offers a variety of stair lift options, including straight stair lifts and outdoor stair lifts, for homes with decks or second-floor entrances. We also offer custom stair lifts for homes with curved staircases, split levels, or intermediate landings.

 

Schedule a Free Consultation

 

 

Join Lifeway Mobility at the Greater Hartford Walk to Defeat ALS!

Come walk with us on Sunday September 30th at the ALS Association’s Greater Hartford Walk to Defeat ALS.  This fundraising event will have a direct impact on people living with ALS and their families at the local level. Through education, support groups, access to care and advocacy, the ALS Association is working to defeat ALS and provide hope to people living with ALS and their families.  If you would like to walk with us, email Amy Finke at amy@lifewaymobility.com or call 860-292-1111.

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7 Tips for Fall Prevention
 
September 22nd is National Fall Prevention Awareness Day. Fortunately, there are steps that you can take to help prevent you or a loved one from experiencing a fall. Read our 7 tips for  fall prevention.
 

Extended Home Living Services Joins Lifeway Mobility

We are  growing!  Lifeway Mobility is exited to announce that Extended Home Living Services (EHLS) — a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist, licensed general contractor, and licensed elevator contractor providing lifts and accessibility modifications in the greater Chicago area, southeast Wisconsin and northwest Indiana — has joined Lifeway Mobility.

 

Spread the Word about Lifeway!

Do you know someone who could benefit from Lifeway’s selection of mobility solutions? Our convenient one-page brochure, which you can download and print at your convenience, gives a brief overview of the products we offer, how our experienced professionals can help, and how to get more information and a free assessment.

Download One-Page Brochure

 

 

Call Us: (860) 292-1111

CT Registration # HIC.0643818

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