Home Modifications: Top 4 Barriers for People with Disabilities

Armando Carillo Articles

When contemplating home modifications for seniors, or home modifications for disabled people, the TOP 4 accessibility barriers faced are 1) the entrances and exits, 2) levels and stairs, 3) bathrooms and 4) physical transfers. Each barrier is described below and home accessibility solutions are recommended to help overcome each one. Finding the right mobility solution will depend on one’s personal …

3 Benefits of Adaptive Equipment Over Home Modifications

Armando Carillo Blog, Articles

Adaptive equipment or home modifications / remodeling – which is the best solution for people struggling with mobility in and around the home? When making a home accessible, our team helps clients explore adaptive equipment that can be installed to overcome mobility barriers, as well as remodeling projects. In some cases, modifying a home is unavoidable because, for example, if …

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 …

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Medicaid Home Modification Funding Guide

Nathan Colburn Funding

For over 20 years, Accessible Systems has helped families navigate the Medicaid Home Modification Funding process. The majority of our clients, from children to adults, have disabilities. About half of the Medicaid projects have entailed making bathrooms accessible and the other half have been the installation of adaptive equipment like wheelchair ramps, stairlifts, ceiling lifts, automatic door openers, and grab …