Collage of cheery elders as part of a home safety guide for seniors

The Home Safety Guide for Older Adults

Armando Carillo Blog, Articles, Education, Resources

Most seniors want to age in place in their homes, well past retirement and into their golden years, and with a bit of help, they can. When circumstances change, specifically in the areas of mobility and ability, seniors may look for ways to make the rooms in their homes more easily accessible for themselves. Adult children of aging parents also …

Collage of cheery elders as part of a home safety guide for seniors

The Home Safety Guide for Seniors

Armando Carillo Blog, Articles, Education, Resources

Most seniors want to age in place in their homes, well past retirement and into their golden years, and with a bit of help, they can. When circumstances change, specifically in the areas of mobility and ability, seniors may look for ways to make the rooms in their homes more easily accessible for themselves. Adult children of aging parents also …

How to qualify for a sales tax exemption for durable medical equipment and

How to Save Money with a Sales Tax Exemption for Home Medical Equipment

Armando Carillo Blog, Education

Because home accessibility is so important to healthy living, many states provide a sales tax exemption for durable medical equipment including stair lifts, wheelchair ramps, wheelchair lifts, overhead ceiling lifts and many other useful equipment. This can save you money if you understand how it works. Sales tax for many states is between 5% and 12% based on where you …

Wheelchair Lift vs Modular Wheelchair Ramp: What’s Right for You?

Armando Carillo Blog, Education

Both a vertical platform lift (VPL) and a modular wheelchair ramp are ideal solutions that grant a user home accessibility. There are various factors to consider between these two durable medical equipment options. This side-by-side comparison should help steer you in the right direction. Factors VPL Modular Wheelchair Ramp This comparison serves as a guide and Accessible Systems highly recommends …

Colorado's Best TV show logo, on which Accessible Systems was featured

Home Safety Tips for Seniors Aging in Place

Armando Carillo Education

Accessible Systems was featured on Colorado’s Best TV show, alongside SeniorCareKelly, to discuss how to make a home safe for today’s seniors. They also discussed the trend that more seniors are choosing to age in place longer, and provided some home safety tips and solutions.  TRANSCRIPT Colorado’s Best TV Show Host: Joana Canals SeniorCareKelly Founder: Kelly O’Connor Accessible Systems …

Hospital to Home Safely: Live Adapted Show Home Webinars

Armando Carillo Education

A Monthly Live Webinar for Frontline Workers Involved in the Hospital Discharge Process They are coming home. Now what? Whether the stay at rehab or the hospital was expected or due to an emergency, homecoming is what everyone is waiting for – but it must be planned for. As a home accessibility solutions provider, we can help with making a …

Residential elevator custom installed in a a home by Accessible Systems of Denver

Residential Elevators Cost and 5 Other Factors to Consider

Nathan Colburn Education, Newsletter

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 …

Safe Patient Handling Equipment – Transfers in the Home

Armando Carillo Education

WEBINAR SERIES 1 of 3 Safe Patient Handling Equipment, Transfers in the Home Environments, and Home Modifications Professional Development for Frontline Workers Accessible Systems and Occupational Therapy Association of Colorado have partnered to provide a virtual educational summer series for Occupational Therapists. Did you miss the June session? No worries, the webinar was recorded and you can play it back …

Wheelchair Ramp with smooth top handrail ADA

How to Choose the Right Ramp for Your Home

Nathan Colburn Education

Whether you need a temporary accessibility ramp after surgery or are in need of a permanent solution for your home, choosing a ramp can be confusing. There are a number of factors that impact your decision to purchase a ramp and what type of ramp you choose. Portable or Permanent Ramp Knowing how you would like to use your ramp …

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 …