Hartford, CT - Lifeway Mobility, Inc. (“Lifeway”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired 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.
Whether you have recently become disabled or have been living with a disability your whole life, you have likely needed to make modifications to your home to support an independent lifestyle. Home modifications can make parts of your home more accessible.
Outdoor wheelchair lifts, which are also commonly known as vertical platform lifts or porch lifts, provide a safe, accessible way to enter/exit a home, school, church, or other building. During the winter months these types of lifts may difficult to access after a snow or ice storm. However, there are ways to ensure a wheelchair lifts is still accessible, and we share those tips in this blog post.
Watch Lifeway Mobility's 2021 "Happy Holidays" Video: All of us at Lifeway wish you and yours a safe and happy holiday season, and joyous new year! Thank you to our referral sources, partners, and suppliers for another great year, and we look forward to working together in 2022!
“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” The holiday season, which often brings lots of joy and cheer is officially here. It is a very busy time as we scramble to decorate, find gifts, bake holiday cookies, and prepare meals for holiday gatherings.
We're happy to share with you the recording of our virtual CEU webinar, "Modifications for Home Accessibility" from November 17th, 2021.
If you are a veteran, we would first like to say thank you for your service. You put your life on the line to protect our freedom and keep us safe in our home country.
Virtual CEU* Event: Modifications for Home AccessibilityWednesday Nov 17, 2021 1:00 pm Eastern Time / 10 am Pacific Time This webinar will cover the basics of modifications for home accessibility and answer questions including:
Lifeway Mobility was proudly featured on HouseSmarts Radio with Lou Manfredini via WGN Radio Chicago 720! HouseSmarts is a well-known home improvement and lifestyle show that provides homeowners with tips on home renovation and repairs. Lou and his team were interested in speaking to an expert about aging-in-place and making homes more accessible, and selected Lifeway Mobility as the guest to interview.
There are many reasons landings are added to stairs. They allow stairs to change directions and also provide a space for people to rest, if needed. Stair landings are also needed when a door at the top of the steps swings inwards towards the stairway.
August 2, 2021 Philadelphia, PA– Lifeway Mobility, a leading provider of accessibility solutions that help people stay safe and independent at home, is pleased to announce it is further expanding its footprint into the Mid-Atlantic & Southeastern regions of the country.
It's officially the summer season, which means warmer weather and more time outside enjoying fun activities in the sun. However, it also means there will be a higher chance for severe thunderstorms with high winds that can cause power outages.
Columbus, OH– Lifeway Mobility, a leading accessibility company helping people with limited mobility stay safe and independent at home, is pleased to announce it is expanding its coverage area. Lifeway will now provide stair lifts, ramps, and other accessibility solutions to those living in southcentral Ohio and surrounding areas.
Limited mobility and/or balance issues can restrict someone to the first level of the home and prevent access to a bedroom and shower upstairs. A senior veteran named Robert was dealing with this exact issue, until he and his family learned about stair lifts, and had one installed by Lifeway Mobility.
You don't need to use your legs to develop a green thumb. With a few accommodations and modifications, you can do anything on four wheels that others do on two feet. This includes gardening, a therapeutic and stress-relieving hobby. With a few design changes, gardening from a wheelchair can be a fruitful endeavor.
If you or someone you care for is having trouble with stairs this webinar is a must-watch! Trouble with stairs doesn't just limit the enjoyment of your home, it can be a major safety risk. Don't wait for a dangerous fall - learn about your options now. Watch a Live Demo of a stairlift so you can see and hear how it works from the comfort of your home or office. Our accessibility experts, each with over twenty years in the field, will answer your questions such as:
For most, long-term care planning is not something that is on their radar. However, for older adults making a long-term care plan is something that should be done sooner than later. A first step is learning more about what long-term care is and about the variety of services that are available.
A stair lift provides a safe means for accessing the second-floor level of a home or a basement, for people with limited mobility or balance issues. In this case, it was an easy and affordable solution that allowed for regained independence at home after a fall on the stairs.
If you’re in need of wheelchair ramp, there’s no need to wait for spring to have one installed. In fact, modular aluminum ramps can be installed all year round. Unlike wooden ramps, aluminum ramps do not require concrete footers to be poured. Their adjustable legs sit securely on large foot plates that provide a substantial base and sit on top of the surface. This means that they can be installed even when the ground is frozen.
Webinar Recording - Easing the Transition Home: Modifications for Safer Discharge & Independent Living
We're happy to share the recording of our webinar, "Easing the Transition Home: Modifications for Safer Discharge & Independent Living" from December 17th, 2020
When evaluating your home for wheelchair access via a ramp, there are many factors to consider, such as the location for installation and type of material. There are many types of ramps available and for each individual's needs and situation, the best solution is going to vary. In this post, we'll compare aluminum and wood ramps and briefly review the best locations for the installation of a ramp.
We wanted to share a recording of our webinar, "Tips from the Experts: Maintaining Independence at Home", for those who were unable to attend when it was presented live on October 28th, 2020.
A stair lift can be very useful to those who need assistance with navigating a staircase due to limited mobility or balance issues. While these types of lifts are most often installed inside and outside of homes, there are other buildings where they can be accommodating.
Being able to feel safe and comfortable at home is going to be an important need for the foreseeable future. One way to ensure safety for those with limited mobility is to identify areas throughout the home that may pose a high risk of a fall, such as a staircase
Getting in and out of the home when there is a staircase preventing safe access is a type of need that has been especially critical at this time. Many are trying to bring loved ones home from a hospital, nursing home, or senior living facility to safeguard their health.