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Accessible Living Posts - Categorized Under Aging In Place

Ramps and Railings

It isn't uncommon for people to find that a home that they have lived in for a number of years, suddenly becomes unsafe or hazardous to live in. Most housing plans don't take into consideration the special needs of the elderly. Indoor spaces that may have worked perfectly well when you were younger may not provide the same level of comfort and safety as you age. Most homes just don't have the conveniences and features appropriate for safe movement for the elderly.

First-ride Tips and Driving Basics

Scooters are steered using handlebars which control the motor and the direction. The speed is dictated by the drive controller which has two settings: fast and slow. The moment you let go of the accelerator, the electromagnetic brakes are activated. This ensures you are in control, and safe at every moment.

Is a Scooter Right For Me?

Congratulations! Just by reading this, you're making the first step towards total freedom, mobility, and an improved quality of life.

Beginning your journey towards increased mobility can be a daunting task, but it's worth it. Read on to find out what facts you need to know about choosing the right mobility scooter for your lifestyle.

Bathtub Renovations

If you have ever slipped in a tub or on wet bathroom titles, you know exactly how dangerous this room can be especially for the elderly that have trouble with balance, coordination, frailty, and vision. Sometimes the elderly in a home may be weak or frail from a recent illness or may also suffer from debilitating diseases that impact their vision and balance. This makes them more prone to having accidents at home, especially in the bathroom spaces. The one way to reduce the risk of falls is to create safe zones for your loved ones.