Handicare Blog

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Keep updated on the latest trends and tips from experts as well as stories from homeowners who have chosen to stay at home and age in place.

Helping Your Child Prepare for Their New Mobility Equipment

Advancements in technology have given kids with special needs and mobility issues more freedom than ever before! Depending on the mobility equipment, babies as young...

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Designing a Dream Bedroom for Your Child With Special Needs

Children with special needs see their bedrooms in different ways. For kids with autism, sensory processing disorder or developmental disabilities, their bedroom is their escape...

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The AP-450 Portable Ceiling Lift Gives the Freedom to Move

Moving a patient with a disability or limited mobility to and from a bed, chair or wheelchair can be painful for the caregiver and dangerous...

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Reclaim Your Independence With the Freecurve Curved Stairlift

For aging homeowners with two-story houses, finding a stairlift that allows them to move from floor to floor safely and painlessly has been easy—as long...

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Five Surefire Ways to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

At the end of December, we all make resolutions to better ourselves in the new year. By the middle of January, however, those good intentions...

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Five Low-Sugar Desserts That Make the Holidays Sweeter

Turkey tends to take center stage during the holidays, but let’s face it—this time of year is all about the sweets. From pumpkin pie and...

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Five Conditions That Increase the Chances of a Slip or Fall

Approximately one out of every four persons age 65 and older fall each year. There is an inescapable correlation between falling and aging. Once a...

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6 Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas for Seniors

Halloween and all the spooks, scares—and OK, the Snickers and Skittles—that come along with it are lurking right around the corner. While you may have...

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Breast Cancer Awareness – Reasons to Get Checked Today

Wearing pink to raise awareness about breast cancer is simple—on the other hand, encouraging your mom or grandmother to schedule her yearly exam is sometimes...

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Five Ways the 1100 Straight Stairlift Helps Ensure Safety

Home staircases can be dangerous for anybody, regardless of age. But while a younger person may end up with bumps, bruises or a broken bone...

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Five Ways the 1100 Straight Stairlift is Built for You

Many homeowners choose two-story houses for a variety of reasons, from better fuel efficiency to greater privacy. In the U.S. alone, single-family homes with two...

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Three Mobility Solutions to Help Seniors Safely Age in Place

It’s no surprise that 90 percent of seniors want to age at home as opposed to an assisted living facility or nursing home. They want...

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