Mobility scooters need urgent improvements, say road safety researchers Society November 21, 2018 Senior woman at the seaside on mobility scooter Mobility scooters used by thousands of elderly and immobile people in the Netherlands are not safe enough and need urgent action to meet tougher standards, according to road safety researchers. Dozens of people are [...]
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Stair lift cost is one of the single most common questions most people have. Most people don't know there are different brands and styles with very distinct features. Acorn Stairlifts has done a great job at creating a big name for itself through its marketing powerhouse, tv commercials, AARP magazine ads, and other media [...]
Many of our customers were initially worried that a stairlift installation would require attachments to their wall. Stairlifts, however, are actually attached to the tread of the stairs. They do not touch or lean against the wall. However, there are some instances where the The overview below will inform you on exactly how a [...]
You may have noticed how many different home elevator options there are available. In Florida alone, you can literally be overwhelemed with options from local elevator companies, lift manufacturers all the way down to sales companies trying to make a couple of extra dollars. The home accessibility industry is now also making its way [...]
Most mobility scooters come in a 3 wheel or 4 wheel version. The first difference is the turning radius which can be up to 10 inches different. This is a big deal when you are trying to use the scooter in confined space. Questions to ask yourself is where will you use the scooter at and where do [...]
Buying a new stairlift We asked three different stair lift companies to quote for installing a lift in each of three houses. Here's what we found: Quotes varied from company to company and from house to house. Firm 1 Firm 2 Firm 3 Curved $10,143 $10,888 $10,454 Orlando (straight) $2,830 $4,265 $3,727 Lakeland(straight) ll$3,727 [...]
The Handicare straight stairlift Simplicity Plus provides customers all the essential functions that the customer would envision. Handicare also has the option to upgrade to a folding footplate and/or a powered seat swivel. Customers have the option to pick any six of Handicare Simplicity Plus upholstery colors. The Handicare Simplicity Plus will compliment most [...]
[ad_1] There are many areas around the home that can be dangerous, but of them all, the stairs typically represent the most dangerous place of a home. Seniors are most likely to have a serious accident on the stairs, but people of all ages can injure themselves from a fall. One way that many people [...]
Electric wheel chair users do not exert too much strength of arms and torso because they do not apply more physical energy but they use an external power source in order to use a electric type chair. The external power of an electric wheel chair is a battery (a gel cell or a wet [...]
Mobility scooters are designed for people who have some mobility but are challenged by slopes or distances. A wide variety of mobility scooters, in various price ranges, are available to fit your needs from leading manufacturers such as Invacare, Pride, Sunrise Medical and Drive Medical. Mobility scooters come in a number of styles which [...]