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 …

Home Modifications: Top 4 Barriers for People with Disabilities

Armando Carillo Articles

When contemplating home modifications for seniors, or home modifications for disabled people, the TOP 4 accessibility barriers faced are 1) the entrances and exits, 2) levels and stairs, 3) bathrooms and 4) physical transfers. Each barrier is described below and home accessibility solutions are recommended to help overcome each one. Finding the right mobility solution will depend on one’s personal …

Home bathroom improvement ideas led to this accessible bathroom remodel

Top 10 Bathroom Improvement Ideas for Accessibility

Armando Carillo Articles

Home improvement is synonymous with spring cleaning, and for the mobility-challenged, a bathroom remodel is an ideal project to enhance the beauty, comfort, accessibility and safety of a home. Here are TOP 10 IDEAS for home bathroom improvements to help attain optimal accessibility: 1. Shower Seats – More than just a comfy place to relax while showering, adding a shower …

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Social Worker Spotlight: Generations Strong

Armando Carillo Articles

The official theme for Social Work Month in March 2020 is “Social Workers: Generations Strong.” Celebrated each March, National Professional Social Work Month is an opportunity for social workers across the country to turn the spotlight on the profession and highlight the important contributions they make to society. Our nation’s almost 700,000 social workers have amazing tenacity and talent. They …

ASI Inc answers what is an essential business during the coronavirus covid-19 stay-at-home order?

Accessible Systems Designated Essential and is Operating Full Time

Armando Carillo Articles, Education

With many states, including Colorado, Texas and Utah, under Stay-at-Home orders, Accessible Systems has been designated “Essential” based on the criteria below. We are operating at full strength AND we have expanded our operating hours to 8 AM to 8 PM Monday through Friday. You can call us at any of our offices during those hours and we can help …

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Homemade Face Masks Donated to CNAs in Utah

Armando Carillo Articles

Be relevant. Be human. Be real. This was the key take-away following a company briefing advising that Accessible Systems would remain operational, albeit under stricter safety protocols, and is deemed an “essential business” as defined in Colorado State Governor, Jared Polis’, stay-at-home order that went into effect Thursday, March 26, 2020. More on that later. I had an opportunity to …

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Safety is Our Top Priority: See What We are Doing

Armando Carillo Information, Articles, Education

The impact of one of the coronavirus COVID-19 countermeasures, social isolation, is testing our country and making life exceedingly difficult for people with disabilities and the elderly. We need to pull together and support these individuals as this situation evolves. At Accessible Systems, Inc. (ASI), our top priority is to protect our community and continue to help every person remain …

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What to Expect During a Virtual Home Accessibility Evaluation

Armando Carillo Articles, Information

Like many of you at home, Accessible Systems (ASI) has also had to adjust its work culture in light of the coronavirus COVID-19 preventative measures implemented by federal and state governments. Even now, the ASI showroom is open, and ASI remains firmly committed to delivering the highest quality home accessibility evaluations for anyone in need of equipment or custom home …

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MobilityWorks Acquires Freedom Mobility in Englewood, Colorado

Nathan Colburn Articles, Newsletter

MobilityWorks®, the nation’s largest retailer of wheelchair accessible vans, is adding 1 new location with the acquisition of Freedom Mobility in Englewood, CO. The acquisition will be the first store for MobilityWorks’ in the state of Colorado. Following the acquisition, MobilityWorks will now operate 84 total locations in 25 states. October 11, 2019 13:49 ET | Source: MobilityWorks Richfield, OH, Oct. 11, 2019 …

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5 Unbelievable Accessibility Fails

Nathan Colburn Articles, Newsletter

As we work with our clients we see many accessibility modifications that were made by contractors or other companies that just don’t meet ADA requirements. Some of these installations and modifications are unfortunately unusable for the client and result in even more headache and inaccessibility than before they were installed. Working with an accessibility provider who understands both ADA requirements …