Going to the Mall

Going to the Mall During the Holidays: It Can Be Done

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wheelchair travel and holiday season

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 Lift and Transfer Specialists: Read more

Smiling Man in Wheelchair in His Own Kitchen

Praise for the Surehands Body Support

For decades, a Surehands Lift and Care System with the revolutionary Surehands Body Support has been  providing assistance for patients and preventing potential injury for caregivers. With a comfortable design, it has helped them maintain personal independence while delivering endless support. Hear why our clients have put their trust in Surehands Lift and Care Systems: Read more

Caregiver with Client

Lift and Transfer Specialists Recognizes Caregivers


Every November, we salute the dedication of caregivers with National Family Caregivers Month. For over 19 years, LTS has been dedicated to ensuring the safety of caregivers across the nation. Their commitment to improving the lives of their loved ones is more than just a job. It is a selfless act of compassion. This month, we encourage caregivers to take a moment and care for themselves as well as others. Read more

Thanksgiving Turkey

Making Your Thanksgiving Accessible


The holidays are a time to connect with your friends and family, enjoy delicious food, and spread goodwill. However, for families with loved ones affected by disabilities, the upcoming months can provide potential problems. Getting safe and secure access to gatherings, dealing with additional crowds, and combating weather may damper enthusiasm. At LTS, we offer these guidelines so that you and your family can help eliminate stress and enjoy your time together. Read more

Bedroom Ceiling Lift

How a SureHands System can Give You Back Your Independence


At Lift and Transfer Specialists, we get great joy out of extending the active lives of our clients. That’s why, when we found a simple product that can do that exceptionally well, we started carrying it and installing it in our clients’ homes. Today, we’re going to talk about how the SureHands System can give you back your independence. Read more

Senior couple standing outside in front of their home.

Home Accessibility Checklist


Home is where the heart is, but if you’re a wheelchair user, you’re probably already familiar with the fact that most American homes are not built with wheelchair users in mind. That’s why Lift and Transfer Specialists has put together this list of the most common home modifications that need to be done to make wheelchair users happy and comfortable: Read more

Overhead view of Golden Gate Bridge.

The State of California and Driving with a Disability


If you’re new to driving or riding in a handicap or wheelchair accessible vehicle in California, you may wonder how to apply for special licensing of your vehicle or where you can and can’t park. Drive Safely Work Week is this month and promotes drivers to driver safer as well as making sure passengers are safe and comfortable too.  Lift and Transfer Specialists doesn’t want your independence of driving and getting around being limited due to not knowing how you can properly use your vehicle to the fullest. Read more