Lifts/Ramps/Transfers

During a recent wintry blast in my hometown, I observed many cars that simply couldn’t make it up the hill to my neighborhood. One car in particular tried and tried to get up the hill and kept... Read more >
The HME market is currently filled with buzz words such as “aging in place,” “baby boomer” and “home accessibility,” but these terms are surrounded by much ambiguity on their specific relevance to... Read more >
LEWISBERRY, Pa. (Nov. 8, 2013)—Butler Mobility's new Vertical Platform Wheelchair Lifts are a safe and economical solution to make any home accessible. Indoor or outdoor, the Butler Mobility Vertical... Read more >
The coming wave of Baby Boomer customers—many with extra buying power—offers an element of optimism to the vehicle lift market. Research shows that Boomers, as a group, tend to want to be... Read more >
As Round 2 of competitive bidding continues to cast a shadow of uncertainty over several types of HME, the product category of lifts and ramps remains an increasingly tempting option. Blissfully... Read more >
The aging Baby Boomer population is advancing the market for patient lift products, as are the cost advantages of home care versus institutionalized care. Gordon Harmon, senior director of the Home... Read more >
Even as they age, Baby Boomers maintain their influence. Above all, they are accustomed to independence, so remaining at home is essential despite aging and health challenges. Even younger Boomers... Read more >
The invasive tentacles of competitive bidding do not stretch to the realm of vehicle lifts, but that doesn’t mean the effects of the reviled government program are not being felt. In fact,... Read more >
Playing in a tree house is one of the most iconic pleasures of childhood. “Just seeing the smile on kids’ faces being up in the trees is an amazing thing, and it’s great to be... Read more >
Ask the nation’s two major manufacturers of stair lifts how business is going these days, and they’ll both say they’re already feeling the first revenue-producing waves of the... Read more >
When it comes to handicap access, there are long ramps, short ramps, threshold ramps, folding ramps, portable ramps, temporary ramps, permanent ramps, modular ramps, automobile ramps, residential... Read more >
ConvaQuip Model 600A bariatric forearm crutches custom fitted to individual user with non-adjustable frame 1/8-in. thick aluminum; unbreakable, adjustable nylon cuffs; black powder coated weighs 2.6... Read more >
Maddak MaddaGuard splash guard for toilet seats directs the flow of urine into the toilet to prevent splatter on the seat and floor; helps men who need to urinate from a sitting position constructed... Read more >
PHOENIX, Ariz. — In the wake of CMS' recently announced competitive bidding rates, HME providers are once again seeking to rely less on Medicare dollars. Converting vans to wheelchair... Read more >
WILMINGTON, N.C. — Propelled by strong demographics that point to Americans' growing need for mobility equipment, 101 Mobility is rolling out a new franchise venture aimed at becoming a... Read more >