Home Accessibility Articles

A Bruno straight stair lift installed at Accessible System's Denver, Colorado showroom

Do Stair Lifts Damage Stairs or the Wall?

Many people with physical disabilities or mobility challenges hesitate installing a stair lift because they think stair lifts damage stairs or the wall in their home. There is a myth that stair lif...

5 Home Accessibility Fails to avoid

5 Unbelievable Home Accessibility Fails

As we work with homeowners with physical disabilities, we see many accessibility fails that were made by contractors or other companies that just don’t meet ADA requirements. Some of these mobility...

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Door Widening for Accessibility

When most people think about making a home accessible, they think about ramps, stairlifts, ceiling lifts, and wheelchair lifts. However, one of the most significant barriers to accessibility in th...

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Colorado Home Modification Tax Credit

The State of Colorado has created a tax credit with the vision that individuals with an illness or disability wouldn’t be deterred from retrofitting their residence for health, welfare or safety re...

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Ensight Skills Center

Ensight Skills Center is a nationally-accredited low-vision nonprofit organization in Colorado. Ensight provides eye doctor evaluations, occupational therapy, training, assistive technology, and su...

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Are You Aging in Place on Your Terms?

While your body and mind are changing as you age, so are your needs. As our population’s life expectancy extends, it can be difficult to accept that changes that are occurring for you both mentally...

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Pristine Home Health Care

Pristine Home Healthcare was founded on the core beliefs that everybody deserves to have a second chance at independence after a life event. We do this because when the owner, Kodi Marley, was inju...

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It’s Not for Me

We hear it all the time in our showhome, at our in-services and our booths at community events – “We’re not ready, yet.” or “That’s not for me.”. The truth of the matter is that many people associa...

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How to Buy an Accessible Home

If you or someone you love has recently become disabled or has been diagnosed with an illness which will change their mobility needs you have probably begun to think about your home. For many, stay...

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Making Your Kitchen Accessible

With more than 30 million Americans relying on wheelchairs to move throughout their lives, the need for accessibility at home continues to grow. Making the entrance to your home accessible and your...

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Bathroom Safety Tips

Did you know that more than 235,000 Americans visit the emergency room each year with injuries related to falls in their bathroom? The bathroom is known as the most dangerous room in your home and ...

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Dressing with Disabilities

Trendy, Fashionable Clothes for People with Disabilities Most people are fairly concerned about their outward appearances. We frequently hear in the home-modification business that they “don’t ...

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Medicaid and Home Modifications

What is the difference between Community Centered Boards and Single Entry Points for Colorado Medicaid? For more than four decades, Community Centered Boards (CCBs) have managed and delivered ser...

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New Product Showcase 2016

New Product Showcase 2016 Showerbuddy SB6 -300lb weight capacity – Rolls over standard toilets -Removable/lockable/flip-back arms -adjustable height -24inch self-propel wheels Graphite Fiber Light ...

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Through-the-Floor Home Elevator

A New Kind of Home Elevator How do you define Independence?  When did you first feel independent?  For Jesse, a 13 year old young man, growing up means completing his large stack of homework, k...

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Homes for Our Troops

Accessible Systems of Northern Colorado had the privilege of installing a ceiling lift for Cpl. Jason Hallett, who was provided a home from the Homes For Our Troops organization. Read More about Ja...

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Home Accessibility Gets Personal

Home Accessibility Gets Personal Why should we care about home accessibility? For me, it gets personal.  When my family heard about the accident that happened to one of our own, we didn’t know wh...

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Stair Lift Manufacturers FAQ

This particular FAQ provides stair lift manufacturers names, locations, and other details for stair lifts, also called chair glides, chair lifts, or stairs elevators. Visit our home elevator page f...

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Why Professionals Refer To Us

Thanks to our fantastic, dedicated professionals who refer to Accessible Systems.  Our best referral sources refer to us because: We genuinely care about the needs of our customers and are dedicat...