Are you planning a summer vacation or even a staycation, but you’re unsure what you need to do to keep you and your mobility equipment safe? Next Day Access understands your worries and in honor of National Safety Month, we have compiled a list of items to remember when traveling and using your mobility chair this summer.
Our wheelchair ramps are customized to meet the specific needs of each of our customers.
Mobility is the most common disability among older Americans. So it’s no wonder that everyday tasks can present new and challenging difficulties. This becomes increasingly true for those who choose to age in place. More than one in three seniors over the age of 65 fall each year and 80 percent of those falls occur in the bathroom. Next Day Access wants to make sure you live in a home without barriers.
It’s not a conversation we ever wish to have but sometimes it’s necessary. You notice your parents struggling to get up the stairs or get around in the bathroom safely. At first you may think it’s just a phase but you slowly start to realize their episodes on the stairs and in the bathroom are a common occurrence. You know it’s time to have a tough conversation with your loved one.
If you or a loved one is feeling trapped in their own home due to the fact they can’t access their various levels of their home, we have a cost-effective solution for you. Installing a stair lift may be just what you’re looking for. Designed to provide safe accessibility, we can help you find and install just what you’re needing. Take a look at these added benefits of installing a stair lift.
Housing in the future will incorporate many of the design elements that permit residents to age in place, such as single-floor living, no-step entry and wider doorways.
The future is not here yet, however. Nor will these new building standards come quickly enough to meet the demands of America’s demographics.
AARP, which is a major force in the movement to change our thinking about home construction and home accessibility, reports the following grim news: “When it comes to future needs our nation’s housing is severely deficient.