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CES '21 Accessible Technology for People with Disabilities
February 1, 2021 | Categories: Adaptive Products , Aging In Place , Fall Prevention , Life In A Wheelchair , Safety ,

Accessible Technology Highlights from the 2021 CES Show

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which went virtual in 2021, has always showcased the most forward-thinking and innovative tech. And in recent years, developers have seen the value in creating technology to meet the needs and concerns of the large senior citizen and disabled populations in our country. Here are a few products that caught […]

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Man's Hands on Crutches - Safe at Home Recovery
February 1, 2021 | Categories: Aging In Place , Fall Prevention , Safety , Senior Citizens ,

6 Steps to A Safe At-Home Recovery

With a combination of the significant impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had in nursing homes and rehabilitation facilities and the desire for people to stay in the comfort of their homes, the numbers of seniors going to inpatient nursing home/rehabilitation care following hospitalization are sharply declining. But a safe at-home recovery will require planning to […]

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Elderly Couple High Fiving at Breakfast
June 15, 2020 | Categories: Adaptive Products , Aging In Place , Disabled Youth , Fall Prevention , Life In A Wheelchair , Safety , Senior Citizens , Spinal Cord Injuries , Veterans ,

7 Must-Have Items For Those Aging in Place

Here are seven items that every senior citizen should have in their houses, to comfortably and safely age in place. Smart Medication dispensers Medication dispensers have gone beyond the weekly containers we’ve all seen for years. There is a wide array of products and apps on the market to help track medications and times, as […]

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A Wide Breeze Wheelchair Ramp Outside a Home
May 11, 2020 | Categories: Aging In Place , Disabled Youth , Fall Prevention , Ramp Selection , Senior Citizens , Spinal Cord Injuries , Veterans ,

Picking the Best Ramp for Your Needs

You’ve decided you are ready for a ramp for your mobility needs but are unsure which product is right for you? We’re here to make the decision easy! I am looking to get over small steps and door thresholds in my house, below 6.” National Ramp offers three threshold ramps for you to choose from. […]

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May 7, 2020 | Categories: Fall Prevention , Safety , Senior Citizens ,

Supporting the Elderly during COVID-19

With everyone sheltering in place to help flatten the curve of the coronavirus, your elderly loved ones may have trouble adapting to the new changes, especially if they lack access to transportation or have mobility difficulties. Here are a few ways you can support the senior citizens in your life during this time: Check-in on […]

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Wheelchair Ramp Consultation - National Ramp Representative Meeting a Lady at her Home
March 11, 2020 | Categories: Aging In Place , Fall Prevention , Safety , Senior Citizens ,

National Ramp Urges All Seniors to Consider a Ramp for Their Aging in Place Needs

National Ramp encourages all senior citizens to consider a wheelchair ramp as a preventative tool that could impact their longevity. “While popular thought is that ramps are just for people who can’t otherwise use stairs, that thinking could be holding back seniors from the safety benefits of a handicap ramp,” said Garth Walker, Managing Director at National Ramp. Falls Can Happen […]

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