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Lifeway Mobility Blog

What Are The Therapeutic Benefits of 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: Product FAQ, Customer Questions, Accessibility Equipment, Wheelchair, Aging-In-Place, Accessibility, Bathroom Safety, Walk-in Bathtub, Accessible Bathing

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

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

When to Consider In-Home Care for Your Loved One

Posted by John Burfield on 3/15/18 5:56 PM

If you have an aging loved one who lives on their own, you may be concerned about how they handle their activities of daily living (ADL). Tasks such as eating, bathing, toileting, dressing and transferring are essential to independent living. If your loved one is having trouble with these activities, it may be time to consider in-home care to assist with these functions. Knowing what signs to look for can help determine if home care is necessary.

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

Safety Pole Systems: What is a SuperPole and how can it help you?

Posted by John Burfield on 3/8/18 2:36 PM

If you use a mobility device such as a walker or a cane to help you stand from a seated position, you probably know that this can be a tricky maneuver that often requires assistance from another person. It may also be a safety concern. Fortunately, there are a series of affordable safety pole systems that can assist with the sit-to-stand motion for those with limited mobility.

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Topics: Safety, safe patient handling, Independent Living, Accessibility Equipment, SPHM, Aging-In-Place, Bathroom Safety