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.

Handicare Meets Hollywood

We’re Speechless about Handicare’s Ceiling Lift, Independent Lifter and Freecurve stairlift being featured on the hit TV show Speechless. Speechless airs Friday nights on ABC...

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Product Spotlight: Manual Transfer Aids

Ever visit someone at a hospital or home and notice nurses or care workers using funny shaped devices to either help your loved one sit...

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How to Choose the Proper Sling

So, you need a sling. Whether you have a ceiling lift or floor lift, neither do you much good without a sling. A sling is...

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Ceiling Lifts vs. Floor Lifts: Which is Right for your Home?

Purchasing a ceiling lift or floor lift can be a daunting task especially if this is your families first purchase. Like buying a new car...

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Vacationing with the FST-300

You’re going along, enjoying your summer when you look at your calendar and realize it’s almost August already. In a month, stores will be choc...

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Handicare Goes Green

Look around you. How many things do you see that are made of plastic around you? Perhaps a plastic straw in your morning iced coffee....

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Accessible Vacations

Ah, summer. Three months of sunshine, enjoying the outdoors and planning some fantastic trips. Are you a laid back and R&R type of vacationer or...

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Reduced Color Vision Can Increase Fall Risk

When designing our home, we often make color selections based off personal preferences with little concern as to how these colors may affect visibility. Color...

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Straight vs. Curved Stairlifts: Which do I need?

It’s never been more evident why the baby boomer generation has been called such. Approximately 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 every day. What’s more? 10,000...

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Fall Prevention Tips During Winter

Ice, Ice Baby Sledding, ice skating, skiing… there are a lot of wonderful things about winter. But unfortunately, when snow falls, so do people. According...

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Home Elevator vs. Platform Lift vs. Stair Lift

When a loved one’s mobility becomes limited, we often find the stairs being the first obstacle for them. As conditions worsen, we have to consider...

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10 Tips to Help Seniors Live Independently

“Home is where the heart is.” – Pliny the Elder Our home is our sanctuary. It’s where we find reprieve from our busy lives. It’s...

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