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Chair Lifts for Stairs With Landings - Gamburd Inc

Chair Lifts for Stairs With Landings

There are many reasons landings are added to stairs. They allow stairs to change directions and also provide a space for people to rest, if needed. Stair landings are also needed when a door at the top of the steps swings inwards towards the stairway. Building codes require landings or a change in direction for…

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Stair Lift Installation: Tracks, Seats & Safety Features | Gamburd Inc

Stair Lift Installation: Tracks, Seats and Safety Features

You have decided you need a stair lift. Maybe you are caving to the nagging from well-intentioned and worried family members. Maybe you have read the shocking statistics. Like, one-fourth of Americans over the age of 65 fall each year, and the older you get, the more likely these falls can be fatal. It could…

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Making the Transition to Independent Living on College Campus - Gamburd Inc

Making the Transition to Independent Living on College Campus

In a study on parents of children with a disability, it was found that 55% of the parents were not sure their disabled child would always have a place to stay. Further, 62% stated their adult child with disabilities had strong independent living skills and abilities to to care of themselves. The areas of most…

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Wheelchair Ramp vs. Platform Lift: Which Is Right for Me? - Gamburd Inc

Wheelchair Ramp vs. Platform Lift: Which Is Right for Me?

Statistics show well over 3 million people use a wheelchair in America. Over 10 million use some other form of walking aid. This means millions of people, just like you, are looking for ways to improve their mobility. Two great options are wheelchair ramps and platform lifts. A wheelchair ramp is designed to replace stairs.…

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Differences Between Accessible, Usable and Universal Design - Gamburd Inc

Differences Between Accessible, Usable and Universal Design

Products can mean anything from information technology to physical items like chairs, cars or anything else that can be purchased and used by consumers. Product designers are constantly creating new products that will sold by a business to its customers. They answer questions that determine who the customer is, how will they use the product,…

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Coping With Depression and Disability - Gamburd Inc

Coping With Depression and Disability

The World Health Organization reports over a billion people have some form of disability. This can be due to aging, as well as an increase in chronic health conditions. Disabilities can take many forms but are overall described as having difficulty completing tasks that others can do without difficulty. Physical, sensory, cognitive, behavioral and emotional…

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7 Ways to Prevent Falls in Aging Parents at Home - Gamburd Inc

7 Ways to Prevent Falls in Aging Parents at Home

7 easy steps you can take to help your aging parents or older loved ones reduce their risk of a fall. – Let’s face it, the older you get, the more likely you can be seriously injured from a fall. The Center for Disease Control reports one in five falls causes injuries such as a…

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2020 Guide to Stairlifts for the Elderly and Disabled - Gamburd Inc

2020 Guide to Stairlifts for the Elderly and Disabled

Before purchasing stairlifts in 2020, here’s everything you should consider. – There was a time when running up the stairs to your bedroom at night and running down the stairs to start your morning was easy. Sometimes you would even skip a step to get there faster. You loved hearing the sound of your shoes…

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7 Must-Have Home Modifications for Seniors Aging in Place - Gamburd Inc.

7 Must-Have Home Modifications for Seniors Aging in Place

You have spent years creating a comfortable environment in your home. Every room is filled with happy memories with friends and family. Each piece of furniture was chosen by you based on your style and preferences. The pictures hanging on the walls are reminders of the people you love and the adventures you cherish. And…

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