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Month: June 2019

Clearing the Way: Accessibility Tips you May Not Have Thought Of

PMC  June 25, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

There are a lot of ways to increase accessibility and improve quality of life for those with physical limitations or mobility issues. Take advantage of these suggestions and clear the way with some accessibility tips you may not have thought of!

Best Stairlift Practices When Dealing with Small Staircases

PMC  June 18, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

Perhaps the biggest question that consumers have when considering stairlifts relates to whether their staircase will accommodate a lift safely. There are few scenarios that make it impossible to implement a lift and mobility experts and retailers can help you trouble-shoot challenges or concerns.

Do you need special ramps for different wheelchairs?

PMC  June 11, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

A common question that mobility vendors hear is: Do you need special ramps for different types of wheelchairs? The answer is yes- and no. There are distinctive regulations guiding accessibility and ramps in common or public areas, which makes them standard of sorts, but there are vast differences among wheelchairs that do make some ramps more utilitarian or convenient than others.

It Can’t Be Said Enough: Attitude Determines Success

PMC  June 4, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

Observe and honor National Attitude Day in June this year and consider the ways that a positive attitude lends to and determines success. While mobility limitations and physical disabilities can present hurdles and challenges, the right attitude and perseverance can contribute to autonomy and aging in place, which are both common goals among older individuals as well as those living with mobility issues.