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Lifeway Mobility Blog

What are the Therapeutic Benefits of a Walk-in Bathtub?

Posted by John Burfield on 11/9/18 2:16 PM

As we age, getting in and out of a bathtub can become a difficult task that can put us at risk of injury. For those that enjoy a warm bath after a long day but have trouble lowering themselves into a standard bathtub, a walk-in tub might be the perfect solution.  

A walk-in bathtub features a water-tight door that swings either in or out, and a built-in seat that allows you to bathe in a seated position. This means you can avoid lowering yourself into a traditional bathtub.
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Topics: Bathroom Safety, Accessibility Equipment, Aging-In-Place, Accessibility, Walk-in Bathtub, Product FAQ, Customer Questions, Wheelchair, Accessible Bathing

Top 5 Tips for Family Caregivers

Posted by John Burfield on 11/2/18 2:35 PM

November is National Family Caregiver Month, and it is important to recognize and celebrate what these caregivers do to help others, often putting their own mental and physical well being at risk. 

According to the National Alliance for Caregiving, approximately 43.5 million family caregivers have provided unpaid care to an adult or child with a disability or chronic illness in the last year.

These caregivers perform tasks that range from household activities such as shopping, food preparation, house cleaning, laundry, and transportation to more complex chronic care tasks such as providing medications, feeding, dressing, grooming, walking, bathing, toileting, coordinating medical care and managing finances.

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Topics: Home Care, Accessibility, Aging-In-Place, Safety

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

Lifeway Mobility Minneapolis Now Offering Tub Cut Modifications

Posted by John Burfield on 9/21/18 1:07 PM

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

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Topics: Bathroom Safety, Accessibility, Aging-In-Place, Mobility, Independent Living, Accessibility Equipment