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CEAC Certified Environmental Access Consultant

PMC  October 1, 2016    pmc  Jeff Conner

In the U.S., the physically challenged population is a rapidly growing segment already estimated at greater than 49 million people. Recent advances in medical technology have enhanced the life quality of catastrophically injured and seriously ill individuals. People are also living longer, and in terms of accessibility, the physically challenged population now includes the elderly, who add significantly to the number of persons depending on specialists in accessible home modifications and independent living solutions to address their aging-in-place needs.…

Veteran’s Affairs Grants that Provide Assistance to Disabled Veterans

PMC  September 1, 2016    pmc  Jeff Conner

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is a government-run, military veteran benefit system. It was founded in 1930, and became a cabinet-level Department in 1989. As part of its mission, the VA provides disability compensation to eligible veterans who became disabled during or because of their military service.…

How to Keep Your Stairlift in Good Working Order

PMC  May 31, 2016    pmc  Jeff Conner

Once you’ve decided to invest in a good quality stairlift, your next decision should be committing to keeping it in good working order, just as you would with any other piece of expensive machinery such as an automobile or other major, household appliance.…

Stairlift Rentals in Southern California

PMC  March 31, 2016    pmc  Jeff Conner

If you have significant mobility challenges and getting up and down stairs is difficult, buying and installing a permanent stair lift in your home can allow you to navigate between floors safely and efficiently. However, there are times when buying a stair lift may not be the best solution for you or a loved one.…

What Type of Power Mobility Device (PMD) is the Right Piece of Equipment?

PMC  March 1, 2016    pmc  Jeff Conner

Power Mobility Devices (PMDs) help mobility-challenged individuals conserve energy because they require less physical effort to operate than walking or propelling a manual wheelchair. When choosing the best type of PMD, many factors need to be considered, including a person’s:

  • Medical condition
  • Physical status
  • Functional abilities
  • Performance of daily activities
  • Home and work environment
  • Transportation options

Two of the most common PMDs are motorized scooters and power wheelchairs.…

How Important is Sleep as you Age?

PMC  February 5, 2016    pmc  Jeff Conner

No matter your age, sleeping well is essential to your physical and emotional well-being. In fact, many physicians consider a person’s sleeping habits to be a valid barometer of his or her overall health. Sleep allows the body to repair any cell damage that may have occurred during the day; it refreshes the immune system and helps prevent disease.…

Different Types of Stair Lifts and Their Benefits

PMC  June 24, 2015    pmc  Jeff Conner

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For mobility challenged individuals who need a way to go up and down a flight of stairs in their homes, there are several different types of stair lifts available. The most recognizable type is the straight stair lift that attaches to the stair treads by way of a straight rail on which a chair can glide up and down.…

The Importance of Stair Lifts for Seniors

PMC  March 6, 2015    pmc  Jeff Conner

finazzo1According to a survey taken by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), nearly 90 percent of people over age 65, when asked, said that they would prefer to live in their homes as long as possible, and 80 percent of them believe that their current home is where they will, in fact, always live until they pass away.…

High Pressure Sales Tactics – Got to Get the Sale!

PMC  February 22, 2015    pmc  Jeff Conner


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There is an old adage in the world of sales: “People like to buy, but they don’t like to be sold.” The high pressure salesman does not believe strongly enough in this fact of human psychology. On the contrary, he is inclined to assume that people must be prodded and pushed and tricked into buying.…