Used stair lift and wheelchair ramp buy-back program

Wondering What To Do With Your Gently Used Medical Equipment?

Nathan Colburn Information

We get dozens of calls each week with people asking what they should do with their used medical equipment when they no longer need it. Below is a list of resources and suggestions for how to get rid of your used medical equipment. If you are looking to purchase used medical equipment, please see our refurbished stair lift page for …

Universal Design vs Accessible Design

Universal Design Vs. Accessible Design: What is the Difference?

Nathan Colburn Articles

Great design should be part of every home, and two schools of thought have emerged. Everybody is talking about Universal Design, which is changing both commercial and residential construction for the better.  Focused on principle of universal use, Universal Design dramatically improves the use by everyone, children, people with disabilities, the aging population, and everyone in between. However, Accessible Design, …

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Why Choose a Bruno Stair Lift Installation by Accessible Systems?

Nathan Colburn Articles, Newsletter, Products

As we age, our flexibility, balance, and mobility change. The National Safety Council estimates that more than one million injuries occur each year as a result of falls on stairways. Even using a simple staircase in your home can be dangerous if your eyesight is failing, your stability has diminished, or you have balance problems. Many older homeowners purchased their …

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Hospital to Home Safely: Live Adapted Show Home Webinars

Armando Carillo Education

A Monthly Live Webinar for Hospital Practitioners As a home accessibility solutions provider, we can help create a successful patient discharge with adaptive equipment and barrier-free home modifications. Join us LIVE for a virtual tour of Denver’s only adapted show home. There is no charge to attend, but registration is required. The educational webinars are approximately 45-50 minutes of learning …

Adapted Home for Veteran Made Possible via VA SAH Grant

Armando Carillo Blog, Articles

Charlie, an Army Veteran, can still walk to a certain degree, but he knows that his ALS will one day limit his mobility. His balance is already off, and the risk of falling grows by the day. Working with his case manager from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and taking advantage of the VA Specially Adapted Housing (SAH) Grant, …

Residential elevator custom installed in a a home by Accessible Systems of Denver

Residential Elevator Cost and 5 Other Factors to Consider

Nathan Colburn Education, Newsletter

Adding a residential elevator can be a perfect solution, if accessibility in your home is a challenge. As the footprint of residential elevators 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 …

10 Tips for ALS Home Modifications and Adaptive Equipment

Armando Carillo Articles

The early signs of ALS are when muscle cramps and twitching, weakness in hands, legs or ankles or difficulty speaking or swallowing begin. Loss of movement follows, and then moving around the home becomes progressively more difficult. The help of a caregiver, whether that person be a professional or a family member, is eventually needed. Home accessibility is better when …

FREE Fall Prevention and Risk Assessment Tool

Armando Carillo Articles, Blog

Does falling in your home worry you? Every year, for people over 65 in the U.S.: 1 in 3 will have a fall 1 out 5 falls will cause a serious injury such as broken bones or a head injury Falls are the number reason for emergency room visits While these statistics can be scary, there are actions you can …

Safe Patient Handling Equipment – Transfers in the Home

Armando Carillo Education

WEBINAR SERIES 1 of 3 Safe Patient Handling Equipment, Transfers in the Home Environments, and Home Modifications Professional Development for Frontline Workers Accessible Systems and Occupational Therapy Association of Colorado have partnered to provide a virtual educational summer series for Occupational Therapists. Did you miss the June session? No worries, the webinar was recorded and you can play it back …