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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 …

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Handicapped Pool Lift: A Guide Plus an Alternative Solution

Armando Carillo Lift & Transfer Systems, Articles, Blog

To escape the summer heat, nothing can be more relaxing than a dip in the pool. Or when it’s cool, a dip in the hot tub can be just as rewarding. For people with a disability, the handicap, anyone bound to a wheelchair, and even older adults that have lost some coordination, balance and overall mobility, taking a dip can …

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Ceiling Mounted Lift in Holladay Utah

Armando Carillo Projects

Ceiling Mounted Lift in Holladay UtahCity: Holladay State: UT, Utah Project Type: Ceiling Lift and Transfer SystemThe wife did many years of lifting and transferring of her husband from room to room. Even with the help of a caregiver and physical therapy, life was still pretty challenging with transfers. The mobile floor lift this couple was using was bulky, heavy …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

The Signs That Your Aging Parents Need Help in Their Home

Armando Carillo Blog, Articles

Aging is normal, and at some point, all parents will need a little help. For aging parents living alone in their home, changes in circumstance can happen slowly over time, or unexpectedly. There are various signs to look for that can help identify when aging parents need help, and how to put forth a plan to allow them to age …

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Handicap Ramps: Winter Safety Tips

Nathan Colburn Blog, Articles, Education, Information

As the temperature dips and light dustings of snow hit the ground, many who rely on handicap ramps to enter their home have begin to worry about how to stay safe when snow and ice begin to collect on their ramp. Slick conditions on your handicap ramp can make leaving home difficult and unsafe for those with mobility issues. However, …