Archive for February 25, 2018
New research shows that about 53 million people in the United States are living with some kind of disability. For the majority of these people, mobility is an issue. To underscore that point, an older adult is treated in an emergency room every 11 seconds because they suffered a fall. Another 6.8 million Americans need to use some sort of device to help with their mobility. From looking at outdoor models to getting the right size, there are things you can to provide outdoor wheelchair access to the people in your home.
Get the right length for your ramp. This is one of the most important parts of getting a good wheelchair ramp for your home. You need to make sure it is long enough so that the slope is not too steep. When you look at outdoor models, take the length in mind a