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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 Home Accessibility Fails

Nathan Colburn Articles, Newsletter

As we work with our clients we see many accessibility fails 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 …

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Door Widening for Accessibility

Nathan Colburn Articles, Newsletter

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 the house are the doorways themselves. The standard width sizes for interior doors range from 22 inches to 30 inches. The minimum recommended door width for those with disabilities, or assistive equipment …

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What to Expect During a Home Accessibility Evaluation

Nathan Colburn Articles, News, Newsletter

When you or a loved one call Accessible Systems for a home evaluation we know that you’ve done your research and chosen our company for our experience or that perhaps we were recommended to you by a therapist, physician or other community partners. No matter how you got our name our team is committed to delivering you the best quality …

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10 Contractor Tips for Your Bathroom Remodel

Nathan Colburn Articles, Newsletter

A complete bathroom renovation is anything but a small project. Whether you are choosing to upgrade your bathroom for aesthetic reasons or to increase your home’s value, there are some crucial elements you should consider before you bring your project to life! Functionality should be at the center of your remodel but creating a functional bathroom no longer means you …

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Accessibility

Nathan Colburn Articles

March is brain injury awareness month. For those care for those who have suffered a brain injury or those who live with brain injuries every day, it’s no surprise that mobility is often impacted by these injuries. Experts estimate that between 30% and 65% of those who have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) experience dizziness or trouble with their …

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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 your home. These lifts provide customizable solutions that will allow physically challenged men, women, and children or their caregivers to access the bed, shower, bath or toilet and aid in the changing of clothes, standing, and ambulation, and catheterization. Each person’s …