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The Importance of Handrails on Wheelchair Ramps

The Northern NJ Amramp team installed this accessibility ramp in front of a client's home.

Do you know the importance of handrails on wheelchair ramps? Handrails are crucial for people with disabilities, as they can help them feel safe and secure when using a ramp. Handrails also provide a barrier between the wheelchair and the edge of the ramp, preventing anyone from accidentally falling off the ramp. If you’re unsure … Read more

Make Your Summer Gatherings Accessible to Everyone

An adult hipster son with senior father in wheelchair on a walk in nature at sunset.

This year more than ever, summer will be a great time to get together with family and friends for cookouts, pool parties, weddings, and graduation ceremonies – just to name a few. If you want to make sure that everyone on your invitation list can attend your summer events, including those with mobility challenges, a wheelchair ramp rental or other accessibility solution from Amramp will make your summer gatherings a celebration for everyone.

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Make Access to Your Home as Safe as Possible This Winter

Modular Wheelchair ramps for rent or to purchase

The winter season will be here soon for many North Americans, bringing with it shorter daylight hours, frigid temperatures, and snowstorms. In addition to winter’s upsides that include the holiday season, fireside gatherings with family and friends, and activities like skiing and skating, each year’s coldest months also create unsafe icy conditions on the walkways … Read more

Prevent Older Adults from Having Slip and Fall Accidents

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every second of every day an adult aged 65 and older suffers a fall in the United States. According to the CDC, about 36 million older adults fall each year, resulting in more than 32,000 fatalities. One of the most effective ways to prevent … Read more

Helping to Make Playgrounds Accessible for All Children

The regulations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) stipulate that the equipment on public playgrounds must be accessible to children with mobility challenges. According to the ADA’s Standards for Accessible Design, municipalities are required to design and build playgrounds that are readily accessible and usable by individuals with disabilities. A wheelchair ramp system from … Read more

Join AMRAMP in Celebrating The Anniversary of The Americans with Disabilities Act

In July 1990, the civil rights of people with disabilities were forever changed with the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Thirty-one years ago this month, the United States enacted laws that prohibit discrimination against Americans who are living with disabilities, including those with mobility challenges. And, since 1990, Disability Awareness Dayhas been … Read more

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