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Colorado Home Modification Tax Credit

Nathan Colburn Articles

The State of Colorado has created a tax credit with the vision that individuals with an illness or disability wouldn’t be deterred from retrofitting their residence for health, welfare or safety reasons due to financial constraints. The state income tax credit which was created under the bill known as HB18-1267 gives homeowners up to $5,000 per qualified individual per year …

Inclined Platform Lift – Access Without Transfers

Nathan Colburn Articles

Stairs in the home make it impossible for those who rely on a wheelchair to access these areas without some form of assistance. For many wheelchair users adding an elevator to their home may not be an option due to the configuration of the dwelling or budgetary concerns. An inclined platform lift can offer users the ability to move through the …

Ensight Skills Center

Nathan Colburn Articles, Newsletter

Ensight Skills Center is a nationally-accredited low-vision nonprofit organization in Colorado. Ensight provides eye doctor evaluations, occupational therapy, training, assistive technology, and support in assisting people with vision loss to enjoy maximum independence at home and work. Our team helps people use their remaining vision to accomplish tasks and preserve their self-sufficiency and quality of life. Dedicated to serving anyone …

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Outdoor Stairlifts: A Different Approach to Accessibility

Nathan Colburn Articles

When we say stairlift, most people automatically think of their stairs inside their home. Everyone can see a mental picture of a person safely riding a stairlift down steep basement stairs or up a curved staircase to their master suite. However, most people don’t think of taking a stairlift off their back deck or down their front steps. Luckily, Bruno …

Are You Aging 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 …

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Do You or a Loved One Freeze While Walking?

Nathan Colburn Articles, Education, Newsletter

The U-Step 2 Walking Stabilizer was designed specifically for those with neurological conditions. Using a patented U-shaped base, the U-Step is ultrastable and offers users advanced control, stability and maneuverability and has been proven effective for those who have been diagnosed with ALS, Ataxia, Stroke, PSP/MSA, Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Brain Injuries and Balance Disorders. Unique Features of the U-Step …

Pristine Home Health Care

Nathan Colburn Articles

Pristine Home Healthcare was founded on the core beliefs that everybody deserves to have a second chance at independence after a life event. We do this because when the owner, Kodi Marley, was injured in an elevator accident and told she would never walk again, she decided to use her community along with her faith to push forward. With perseverance …

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It’s Not for Me

Nathan Colburn Articles, Newsletter

We hear it all the time in our showhome, at our in-services and our booths at community events – “We’re not ready, yet.” or “That’s not for me.”. The truth of the matter is that many people associate accessibility with being elderly or having a disability. While it is true that older people and those with disabilities rely on the …

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How to Buy an Accessible Home

Nathan Colburn Articles, Education

If you or someone you love has recently become disabled or has been diagnosed with an illness which will change their mobility needs you have probably begun to think about your home. For many, staying in their current home is not an option and beginning to house hunt is a frustrating process. Not only are you taking into consideration the …

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Making Your Kitchen Accessible

Nathan Colburn Articles, Education

With more than 30 million Americans relying on wheelchairs to move throughout their lives, the need for accessibility at home continues to grow. Making the entrance to your home accessible and your bathroom seems obvious, but what about your kitchen? Creating a kitchen that is accommodating and free of barriers can be accomplished by utilizing specialty products and remodeling your …