Falls: Stay safe in your home!

What you need to know about falls* 87% of all fractures in the elderly are due to falls. Falls are the number 1 cause of hip fractures. 1 in 4 older adults reported a fall in 2014. 1 older adult fall every second. Every 20 minutes an older adult dies from a fall in the [...]

By | 2018-02-26T18:36:31+00:00 February 26th, 2018|health, Senior Care, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Navigating College with a Mobile Disability

College can be a frightening experience for any incoming freshman. However, the prospect of moving away from the safety of your home can be even more intimidating if you suffer from a mobile disability or impairment. Though the experience may be daunting, it’s important that prospective students understand that most college campuses are appropriately equipped [...]

By | 2017-02-13T17:42:31+00:00 July 20th, 2016|Disability, Education, Support, Tips|0 Comments

Let’s be careful out there…

It's winter, if you live in our area and haven't seen some snow and ice yet, you will soon. We've talked about how best to melt snow and ice on your ramp here, but what about after you are off your ramp? Here are some handy tips to reduce the risk of falling and getting [...]

By | 2017-02-13T17:42:33+00:00 January 19th, 2015|Caregiver Tips, Disability, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ice Melt for your Aluminum Ramp

Probably one of the most asked questions during this time of year is, "What can I put on my ramp to melt snow and ice that won't harm the surface?"  First, here is what you shouldn't use; rock salt or any calcium chloride ice melt.  Not only will calcium effect the surface of the ramp [...]

By | 2017-02-13T17:42:33+00:00 January 14th, 2015|Assistive Technology, Disability, DisAbility Solutions, Support, Tips|0 Comments