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.
Interview with Allen Garrett from Access Able Designs
December 13 2019
A Senior’s Guide to Safety in the Bathroom
November 1 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.
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:
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:
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.
How to Prepare Your Home for Aging in Place
May 28 2019
Aging in place is "the ability to live in one's own home and community safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of age, income, or ability level," as defined by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is a concept that many people would rather push aside and deal with later because, let's face it, nobody wants to think about growing old.