Garage stairs ideas to help plan for home accessibility

4 Intuitive Garage Stairs Ideas to Help You Adapt to Change

Armando Carillo Blog, Articles

The first step through the door from the house into the garage is often the most disorienting and dangerous aspect of exiting a home. In homes with this type of design, the following 4 garage stairs ideas help solve the dramatic elevation change and can be adapted over time as change in circumstances occur for the homeowner. GARAGE STAIRS IDEAS …

A Bruno straight stair lift installed at Accessible System's Denver, Colorado showroom

Do Stair Lifts Damage Stairs or the Wall?

Armando Carillo Blog, Articles

Many people with physical disabilities or mobility challenges hesitate installing a stair lift because they think stair lifts damage stairs or the wall in their home. There is a myth that stair lifts are attached to the wall and that when it comes time to remove them, they damage the wall. The truth is that a stair lift does not …

How to make the garage in a home handicap accessible

Making a Home Handicap Accessible: Garage Steps

Armando Carillo Articles, Blog

One common way to make a home handicap accessible is by overcoming the steps at the garage entrance. Steps are an accessibility barrier that are typically made of concrete or wood, and railings are not always installed. The construction quality may also be low, which poses injury risks from slips and falls. Here are the top 4 solutions to help …

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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 …

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 …

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 …

Two female social workers holding free lunch and roses that ASI Inc gifted, in celebration of Social Workers Month

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 …