Crowded shopping malls are difficult to navigate during the hectic holiday season, but they can be even more difficult for wheelchair users. Distracted fellow shoppers will sometimes bump into, trip or otherwise jostle you. If you plan on venturing out to your area shopping center, reduce some of your frustration with these helpful tips from […]
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by Kristina Rhoades Many people with disabilities have fought long and hard for the accessibility that we enjoy today. The passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990 and amendments to it thereafter have required public establishments to make accommodations for all guests and customers, to include ramps, elevators, accessible bathrooms, wider doors and […]
As we prepare to move into August, which for many is the hottest part of the year, it’s a good idea to keep in mind some tips for staying cool. Temperatures have soared well over 100 degrees for much of the U.S. already this season, which is hot for anyone! But, for those who have […]
LTS Installs SureHands Lift at Leading-Edge Dental Clinic for Adults with Special Needs The Special Needs Adult Dental Clinic at King-Chavez Health Center is unique to the San Diego region and exists to provide high-quality dental care services to adult patients with disabilities. San Diego County, alone, has approximately 15,000 people with special needs, many […]
Wheelchair users are no strangers to the soreness can happen in the lower back. However, with a few modified yoga positions, you can help alleviate some of the worst symptoms. Since January is all about resolving to better yourself, Lift and Transfer Specialists would like to share a few of these stretches with you:
There’s nothing like taking a dip in the pool after a hot day. For many Americans, however, the pool is much more than a place to play—it can also help them build muscle, confidence and an overall sense of well-being. Wheelchair users especially benefit from swimming for the following reasons:
As mobility designers, Lift and Transfer Specialists has had the opportunity to help improve the lives of many individuals. Today, we would like to highlight one organization we’ve been especially proud of working with, the National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy (NCEFT).
If you or a loved one are a wheelchair user, you’ve probably had your fair share of frustrations when it comes to accessibility in public spaces. That’s why Lift and Transfer Specialists encourages you to make a New Year’s Resolution to spread awareness. By telling your or your loved one’s story, we can increase knowledge […]
At Lift and Transfer Specialists, we’ve had the great privilege of being able to install countless ramps, stairlifts and ceiling tracks. If you’re planning on a ramp installation in the near future, we’d like to offer you these tips to prepare for our arrival in advance:
A stairlift is one of the most elegant tools we have to safely transfer someone from one story to another when they have limited mobility. This device has been aiding others for centuries, but did you know that the history of this device goes all the way back to Renaissance England? The first recorded use […]
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