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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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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, …

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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 …

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Hoyer Lift vs Ceiling Lift: A Guide to Safe Transfers

Nathan Colburn Articles, Blog

A Hoyer Lift is a brand of patient lift that has become a generalized term used in conversation – much like other trademarked brands like Frisbee, Thermos, and Escalator. Many professional caregivers are quick to recommend a Hoyer Lift, when in fact they could be referencing a number of patient/client lift systems available and that could be made by other …

SureHands Ceiling Lift System is 5-Star Genius

Nathan Colburn Articles, Education, Newsletter

Ceiling Lifts system by SureHands uses a wide range of options which can restore independence and increase accessibility throughout a home. These lifts provide customizable solutions that will allow physically challenged men, women, and children access the bed, shower, bath or toilet and aid in the changing of clothes, standing, and ambulation, and catheterization, at time independently or with the …