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Accessible Systems, Inc. Joins Lifeway Mobility to create Accessibility Leader

Armando Carillo Blog, News

Englewood, CO – Accessible Systems, Inc. (“ASI”), a leading provider of home safety and accessibility solutions for people with limited mobility in the Rocky Mountain and southwest regions for over 22 years, is pleased to announce that it has been acquired by Lifeway Mobility (“Lifeway”). ASI is a full-service dealer of stairlifts, wheelchair lifts, residential elevators, ramps, step-in tubs and …

A ceiling lift motor attached to a sling installed by Accessible Systems of Colorado Springs in this Pueblo, Colorado home

Overhead Ceiling Lift in Pueblo Colorado

Armando Carillo Projects

Overhead Ceiling Lift in Pueblo ColoradoCity: Pueblo State: CO, Colorado Project Type: Ceiling Lift and Transfer SystemThis homeowner used their Medicaid funded ceiling lift to transfer primarily from their bed to their recliner or wheelchair. The sling allows for support while transferring and its lightweight fabric keeps the person being transferred snug and comfortable. Installation of Ceiling Lift in Pueblo …

straight stair lift colorado springs folding rail

Straight Stairlift in Colorado Springs, CO

Nathan Colburn Projects, Straight Stair Lifts

This stair lift fit perfectly between the carpet runner on the stairs and the wall trim. Because the stairs ending right in a walkway, the folding rail allows this lift to not take any space at the bottom of the stairs. This home in Colorado Springs needed a clean rail and a minimum of foot supports so that it would look natural. The handrail didn’t have to be removed because this lift fits so tight to the wall and the stairs are 42 inches wide. Normally, the handrail would be removed to allow the lift to fit even closer.

Hoyer Lift versus ceiling lift collage and comparison

Hoyer Lift vs Ceiling Lift: A Guide to Safe Transfers

Nathan Colburn Articles, Blog

A Hoyer Lift is a brand of patient lift that has become a generalized term used in conversation – much like other trademarked brands like Frisbee, Thermos, and Escalator. Many professional caregivers are quick to recommend a Hoyer Lift, when in fact they could be referencing a number of patient/client lift systems available and that could be made by other …

Wheelchair ramp versus vertical platform lift comparison

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 Springs skyline as part of Accessible System's Grant and Funding Resources page

Colorado Springs Grants and Funding Programs

Nathan Colburn Funding

There are numerous funding source options available for those who need assistance covering the cost of home modifications in the Colorado Springs, CO area. These Southern Colorado agencies want families to stay in their home and remain in their community; they will help people do so by making homes safer and more accessible by removing barriers. Local communities have resources …

An elderly woman in a wheelchair is comforted and a mother daughter share a thumbs up

How The American Rescue Funds Act Saves Medicaid Recipients Over $60K

Armando Carillo Blog, Articles, Education, Information, Medicaid Mike's Blog

From the American Rescue Funds Act inside the Medicaid benefit, we are seeing an additional $10K benefit (up to $24,000) per person. The key takeaway is that staying in one’s home saves over $60K a year in nursing care for Medicaid recipients and helps you be independent. In the state of Colorado (find your state below), there is an additional …

The Joy an Automatic Door Opener for a Home Brings

Armando Carillo

An automatic door opener for a home is a device that can bring a disabled person, and anyone really, much joy and can flat out make life easier. They’re everywhere in public, and they are also quite common in homes, too.  The residential handicap door openers can be easily triggered with the push of button on the wall or …