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House Hunting for Wheelchair Users and People with Disabilities
March 9, 2021 | Categories: Adaptive Products , Aging In Place , Disabled Youth , Life In A Wheelchair , Ramp Selection , Safety , Senior Citizens , Spinal Cord Injuries , Veterans ,

Searching for Housing With a Disability

House-hunting for an accessible home for someone with a disability can have challenges. Fully accessible homes are difficult to find, especially if you are looking to rent your home. However, it is increasingly easier to find homes built to be inclusive of the needs of people with disabilities. Remember that no one can discriminate against […]

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Soldier Saluting with a Sunset Behind Him
October 29, 2020 | Categories: Veterans ,

5 Noteworthy Veterans You May Not Know

While many former service members have gone on to lead noteworthy careers after their military service (including an interesting roundup of celebrities), there are some worthy names that you may not know. While this list is by no means exhaustive, here are some Veterans whose lives and work you may find interesting or inspiring! (Note: […]

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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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Toothbrush - Adaptive Technology - Man Brushing Teeth
June 10, 2020 | Categories: Adaptive Products , Aging In Place , Disabled Youth , Life In A Wheelchair , Safety , Senior Citizens , Spinal Cord Injuries , Veterans ,

5 Pieces of Adaptive Technology with Widespread Appeal

A lot of the technology in our daily lives was initially developed for the benefit of people with disabilities but showed usefulness and popularity with non-disabled people as well. Here are some examples: Electric toothbrush The Broxodent electric toothbrush was invented in 1954 to aid those with limited motor skills. Now, millions of Americans, both […]

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Wheelchair Ramp Donation by National Ramp for Cancer Survivor in Austin
May 28, 2020 | Categories: National Ramp in the Community , Veterans ,

National Ramp Donates Wheelchair Ramp to Veteran Through Operation FINALLY HOME

National Ramp Donates Wheelchair Ramp to Veteran Through Operation FINALLY HOME Through the collaboration with the non-profit organization Operation FINALLY HOME, National Ramp donated a Liberty Series™ ramp to Ray Marin, a Vietnam veteran living in Austin, Texas. Of the benefit to he and his wife, Mr. Marin said, “Lucy and I can now go […]

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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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Notable Advocates for the Disabled on Social Media
April 3, 2020 | Categories: Disabled Youth , Life In A Wheelchair , Senior Citizens , Spinal Cord Injuries , Veterans ,

Notable Social Media Accounts to Follow

National Ramp knows that your life in a wheelchair extends beyond your wheelchair ramp. If you’re newly disabled or finding it hard to connect locally with people who can relate to your experience, you may want to turn to social media. Social Media allows us to form online communities with people across the world. Finding […]

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Close up of an elderly man wearing a face mask
March 17, 2020 | Categories: Aging In Place , Disabled Youth , Life In A Wheelchair , Safety , Senior Citizens , Spinal Cord Injuries , Veterans ,

Planning and Staying Busy During Coronavirus Social Distancing

The CDC and many communities are asking people to practice social distancing to help slow the rapid spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). While there’s no need to panic, you should still prepare for what you’ll need and how you’ll keep your days filled while at home. Prepare Check that you have enough medication to make it […]

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Wheelchair Racer - Adaptive Sports for Disabled People
March 16, 2020 | Categories: Adaptive Products , Disabled Youth , Life In A Wheelchair , Senior Citizens , Spinal Cord Injuries , Veterans ,

A National Ramp Overview to Adaptive Sports

You may have heard about adaptive sports, or wondered how you can exercise from your wheelchair. Adaptive sports are a great way to pick up an old favorite or find a new favorite activity.  What are adaptive sports? Adaptive sports are ways for people with disabilities to remain active despite physical or mental limitations. If […]

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CES 2021 - Technology for seniors and people with disabilities
January 30, 2020 | Categories: Adaptive Products , Aging In Place , Disabled Youth , Fall Prevention , Life In A Wheelchair , Safety , Senior Citizens , Spinal Cord Injuries , Veterans ,

Innovative Technology for Seniors and People with Disabilities

At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, where tech giants and startups alike demonstrated their products, several of the tech items displayed foster aging in place and support independent living. Tech companies are aware that the growing aging population in a digital world offers many opportunities for seniors wishing to age in […]

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