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How The American Rescue Funds Act Saves Medicaid Recipients Over $60K

Armando Carillo Blog, Articles, Education, Information, Medicaid Mike's Blog

From the American Rescue Funds Act inside the Medicaid benefit, we are seeing an additional $10K benefit (up to $24,000) per person. The key takeaway is that staying in one’s home saves over $60K a year in nursing care for Medicaid recipients and helps you be independent. In the state of Colorado (find your state below), there is an additional …

Are You Aging in Place on Your Terms?

Nathan Colburn Articles, Products

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 and physically. Learning to cope with a new set of physical challenges like limited mobility, diminished sight, or a new disease diagnosis can have a …

The Signs That Your Aging Parents Need Help in Their Home

Armando Carillo Blog, Articles

Aging is normal, and at some point, all parents will need a little help. For aging parents living alone in their home, changes in circumstance can happen slowly over time, or unexpectedly. There are various signs to look for that can help identify when aging parents need help, and how to put forth a plan to allow them to age …

4 Tips to Winterize an Aluminum Handicap Ramp

Nathan Colburn Articles, Blog, Education

When cold weather, snow and ice hit, the surface of an aluminum handicap ramp can feel like a skating rink. In order to prevent slips and falls during the winter, and to get the most out of a modular, aluminum handicap ramp, here are 4 tips to help winterize your ramp. Aluminum Handicap Ramp Winterization Try any combination of the …

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5 Common Accessibility Fails

Nathan Colburn Education, Newsletter

Our team is invited into our client’s homes and into our communities to evaluate accessibility. During our evaluations, we often encounter modifications that do not meet ADA requirements, are unsafe or that were intended to be temporary but became permanent. Stairlift Not to the Floor – The purpose of a stairlift is to ensure that those with mobility challenges, unstable …

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Handicap Ramps: Winter Safety Tips

Nathan Colburn Blog, Articles, Education, Information

As the temperature dips and light dustings of snow hit the ground, many who rely on handicap ramps to enter their home have begin to worry about how to stay safe when snow and ice begin to collect on their ramp. Slick conditions on your handicap ramp can make leaving home difficult and unsafe for those with mobility issues. However, …

StairLift FAQ

Nathan Colburn Information

How much does a stairlift cost? There is no single answer to this question. Every installation is different. The price can be influenced by the configuration of stairs (curved or straight), location of doors at top or bottom, the location of handrails, the flow of cross traffic at the top or bottom, the nearest location of available power and weight …

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What Impacts the Cost of My Stairlift?

Nathan Colburn Education, Products

One of the most common questions our team receives is “How much does a stairlift cost?”. The answer is not a straightforward one. Many factors impact the final cost of a stairlift for your home: The length of your stairs, whether you want a straight or a curved lift, and other options that can help a stairlift be a better …

Visit our Adapted Home and Stair Lift Showroom

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Stair Lifts Showroom, Plus Wheelchair Ramps, Lift Systems and More Let our specialists show you around our world-class, fully adapted home and stair lift showroom. Call ahead to one of our locations or request a FREE home evaluation. Featured here is our showroom in Englewood, CO, just outside of Denver. This adapted home is a one of a kind showroom …

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Residential Elevators Cost and 5 Other Factors to Consider

Nathan Colburn Blog, Articles, Information

Residential elevators can be a perfect solution, if accessibility and mobility in your home is a challenge. As the footprint of a residential elevator has decreased over the years, more seniors, elders and homeowners that are handicap or have a physical disability are considering adding a home elevator as a viable option to make moving between levels in a home easier …