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5 Tips for Preventing Slips and Falls in the Bathroom

March 2 2020

Did you know that according to the NCOA (National Council on Aging), every 11 seconds a senior is taken to the emergency room for a fall-related injury? Falls - especially those in the bathroom - are among the leading cause of injuries among seniors over the age of 65. Continue reading for 5 tips on how you can prevent slips & falls in your bathroom.
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KBIS - Our 2020 Event Takeaways

February 3 2020

This year's KBIS (The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show) just came to a close and we wanted to share our takeaways here on this blog. The KBIS is North America's largest trade show dedicated to all aspects of kitchen and bath design and took place from Jan. 21-23 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. With the expansive show floor filled with the freshest designs from over 600 leading brands, it is a one-stop shop providing attendees and exhibitors the ultimate destination to network, exchange ideas and build their businesses.
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Accessibility & How to Make Your Facility ADA Compliant

January 3 2020

Making sure your building or facility is ADA compliant is important now more than ever.   As a property owner or facility manager, becoming compliant with ADA regulations could save considerable time & money, while ignoring regulations could result in a heavy lawsuit.  Read below for our guide on accessible design & how to ensure your facility is ADA Compliant:
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Interview with Allen Garrett from Access Able Designs

December 13 2019


We recently conducted an interview with Allen Garrett of Access Able Designs to ask him about founding a successful accessibility minded business, his experience, and where he sees the industry going in the future.  For the last 23 years his company’s Access-Able Transfer Benches have been instrumental in helping hospitals, nursing homes, hotels, restaurants, cruise ships, airports, convention centers, and even homeowners to meet and/or exceed the ADA standard for their handicapped accessible facilities.

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A Senior’s Guide to Safety in the Bathroom

November 1 2019

Are you worried about you or a loved one slipping & falling in the bathroom? When considering a home modification, upgrade, or remodel to ensure your ability to Age-in-Place, there are three main priorities that should be given consideration – total accessibility, safety, and convenience. 
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Press Release: Cassandra Rollins Earns CAPS Educational Designation

October 9 2019

Charlotte, NC, October 9, 2019 – Cassandra Rollins, of CSI Bathware & GreatGrabz is now one of the select group of professionals nationwide to earn the Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) designation, identifying her as a Product Line Manager with the skills and knowledge necessary to remodel or modify a home to meet the unique needs of the older population, disabled owners or their visitors.

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5 Easy, Cost-Effective Upgrades You Can Apply for Aging in Place

October 1 2019

When someone says Aging in Place, what the heck are they talking about? Well, its no secret that we’re all getting older and most of us want to live in our homes until our time here is finished. That, my friends, is Aging in Place – aging gracefully in your own environment, surrounded by your things and memories. As we get older and life throws its punches, we may have to alter our homes to make them livable for our new normal. While we can’t all afford a major home renovation, there are a few things that can be done to extend the time we have to age in our homes. The five things below are easy, cost effective upgrades you can apply to make your home more suitable for growing old(er).
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Why You Should Age In Place Instead of Move to a Nursing Home

September 1 2019

Seniors have a big decision to make for the later years in life.  Does it make more sense to move to an assisted living facility or to renovate the home that you've made countless memories in to prepare for aging in place?  Below we've outlined the main reasons why you should stay in the comfort of your own home:

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4 Key Steps to Make Your Next Project ADA Compliant

August 1 2019

The ADA, otherwise known as the Americans with Disabilities Act, isn't just a set of guidelines.  Its purpose is to make the lives of those with disabilities easier.

When beginning your next ADA compliant bathroom project, several features are required per the standards.  We've outlined below the four main steps you need to consider to make sure your project is up to compliance:

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What Is ADA Compliance & it's Effect on Commercial Bathroom Design?

July 1 2019

If you run a business or facility, you're probably familiar with the term "ADA compliance." If you aren't familiar with the term, ADA is short for the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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