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Lifeway Mobility Blog

Is Your School Accessible for Persons with a Physical Disability?

Posted by Paul Bergantino on 2/21/19 3:30 PM

If you have worked in or been to an elementary, middle, high school or even a university lately, you may have noticed that there are many diverse situations that need to be accommodated for: wheelchairs, walkers, space for physical and occupational therapy, barrier-free playground equipment, etc.  Many schools throughout the country are older and were not built with these accommodations in mind, and despite the Americans with Disabilities Act, some schools are not as compliant as they could be.  So, if you are an administrator looking to adapt your school’s environment or a parent wanting more access, read on for more tips on accessibility!

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Topics: Mobility, Product FAQ, Safety, Accessibility Equipment, Wheelchair, Accessibility, Bathroom Safety, Universal Design, ramp, Vertical Platform Wheelchair Lift

Walk-in Bathtubs: Did You Know...?

Posted by John Burfield on 12/12/18 4:03 PM

Walk-in bathtubs have long been known as an accessible bathing solution for people with limited mobility. But did you know that recent studies have also highlighted the therapeutic benefits of walk-in tubs? A walk-in tub can help people with a variety of conditions, including:

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Topics: Product FAQ, Accessibility Equipment, Wheelchair, Aging-In-Place, Accessibility, Bathroom Safety, Walk-in Bathtub, Accessible Bathing

Making Your Home Safe for Elderly Visitors During the Holidays

Posted by Dan Martin on 11/20/18 3:00 PM

 

Fast approaching is that wonderful time of year when family and friends gather to celebrate the holidays. Often that means events and parties that include elderly parents, friends or relatives. Whether an elderly relative or friend with limited mobility is coming for the afternoon or staying longer, it is best to consider their safety and comfort.

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Topics: Mobility, Safety, Customer Questions, Accessibility Equipment, Wheelchair, Aging-In-Place, Accessibility, Bathroom Safety, Universal Design, Accessible Bathing

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

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