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Lifeway Mobility Blog

Extended Home Living Services joins Lifeway Mobility

Posted by John Burfield on 8/29/18 2:01 PM

                      

                        

 

Lifeway Mobility is excited 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.

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Topics: Stair Lift, Accessibility Equipment, Aging-In-Place, Lifeway News, ramp, Vertical Platform Wheelchair Lift

Ramp or Stairlift: Which is Right for Me?

Posted by John Burfield on 8/10/18 3:44 PM

Wheelchair ramps are probably the gold standard of home access. They come in various materials, lengths, and configurations and can make homes accessible to those with all different types of limited mobility. From wheelchair users to those who just need a little extra help getting up the stairs, they can all benefit from an access ramp.

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Topics: Mobility, Stair Lift, Product FAQ, Customer Questions, Independent Living, Aging-In-Place, Accessibility, ramp, Vertical Platform Wheelchair Lift

Powder Coated Aluminum Ramps: Style and Performance

Posted by John Burfield on 7/17/18 4:05 PM

Aluminum modular ramps have several advantages over wood ramps including low maintenance, quick installation, superior traction, and resale value. Despite these advantages, some people prefer the look of a wooden ramp over aluminum. This is understandable considering many people spend years perfecting their exterior decorating and take pride in the way their home looks.

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Topics: Product FAQ, Independent Living, Accessibility Equipment, Wheelchair, Aging-In-Place, Accessibility, Universal Design, ramp

Portable or Modular Wheelchair Ramps: Which is Right for You?

Posted by John Burfield on 7/5/18 2:29 PM

If you have limited mobility and your home’s entryway has an elevated landing, step or threshold, you’d probably benefit from having an access ramp.  Fortunately, there are many kinds of ramps that can help make your home accessible again. These include threshold ramps, portable folding suitcase ramps, solid surface one-piece ramps and aluminum modular ramps. 

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Topics: Mobility, Product FAQ, Customer Questions, Independent Living, Accessibility Equipment, Wheelchair, Aging-In-Place, ramp

Can I Rent a Wheelchair Ramp?

Posted by John Burfield on 6/22/18 3:32 PM

If you find yourself with a temporary mobility issue, and you are having difficulty entering or exiting your home, it may be a good idea to rent a wheelchair ramp.  That’s right, aluminum modular wheelchair ramps are often available for short-term rental. 

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Topics: Mobility, Product FAQ, Customer Questions, Independent Living, Wheelchair, Accessibility, ramp