Many of us have been spending a lot of time indoors in recent months and now with winter upon us and lockdowns being instituted in some areas, this is a good time to “Think Inside the Box” and assess your home to make sure everything is functional, accommodating, and as accessible as possible.
As people age, daily activities may become difficult. Stairs and narrow doorways and hallways make it difficult to maneuver inside the home, especially for those using a cane, walker, wheelchair or scooter. Amramp offers a wide range of solutions to overcome these barriers and make your home more accessible.
Some things to consider when assessing your home:
Do you avoid going up and down the stairs because it leaves you short of breath or puts too much stress on your legs and feet?
A Stair Lift is a surprisingly affordable option to open your world and your home a little wider for you with safe, comfortable access up and down the stairs.
Are you or a loved one nervous when taking a bath or shower because you sometimes feel unsteady on your feet?
Grab bars or a SuperPole in your bathroom and toilet area can make your bathroom safer and increase your maneuverability.
Do you find it difficult to work in the kitchen making meals, and moving from the food prep area to the stove or refrigerator?
A SuperPole in the middle of the kitchen provides an excellent solution to help you maintain your balance.
Do you have difficulty getting up and down from your favorite chair after binge watching TV shows and movies?
A Lift Chair rises and lowers to ensure you can stand up with ease as well as being safely and comfortably seated for TV viewing, reading, and other activities. Also, a Smart Rail can be installed in the bedroom to help you get in and out of bed with safety and ease.
Also, a ShowerBuddy can help you transfer to the toilet or to a shower seat.
During a home assessment it is also important to check that your appliances including the stove, refrigerator, microwave, washer, dryer, and furnace are functioning properly. Additionally, take time to make sure all the plumbing in the home such as toilets, faucets, and shower heads are working properly and that there are no leaky pipes.
Whether a home needs a Stair Lift that connects to upper floors, a SuperPole or ShowerBuddy in the bathroom, or a Lift Chair to make sitting down and standing up safer – let an Amramp expert show you all the ways you can make your home more accessible as you “Think Inside the Box” this winter!
Our ramps, stair lifts, safety rails, grab bars, and all other accessibility products are installed by local Amramp experts who can respond and install a solution in a matter of days.