When 25 year-old Torontonian Maayen Ziv arrived at a local business, there were three steps at the entrance. She had called earlier and been told that the building was accessible, and upon arrival, she was stuck in the middle of the street.
Seniors are traditionally considered late adopters when it comes to the newest gadgets and tech developments. But in today’s digital world, they are catching up and catching on. More seniors are going online, using smartphones and tablets, and signing up for social media sites.
According to an analysis by consumer finance website WalletHub, Overland Park (Kansas), Scottsdale (Arizona) and Peoria (Arizona) are the best cities to live for people with disabilities. Tampa (Florida), St. Petersburg (Florida), Huntington Beach (California), Oklahoma City (Oklahoma), Gilbert (Arizona), Honolulu (Hawaii), and Santa Clarita (California) made the top 10. To help the process of finding a great city to live in while
A wheelchair, scooter or rollator can greatly increase personal mobility. However you roll, getting into your home provides another hurdle…the stairs. A porch or deck lift is a space and cost-effective solution to gaining access to your house via your porch. With a porch lift any mobility device user can get on or off the
A 72-year-old woman and her dog survived in the Gila County wilderness for nine days before being rescued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety on Saturday. Ann Rodgers and her dog survived by drinking creek water and eating berries and plants, according to reports by law-enforcement officials. A week-long multi-agency search ended with a helicopter crew rounding
Over 30 million Americans have difficulty walking or climbing stairs. That number will increase as America ages and the number of people over 65 continues to grow. Adding a stair lift to a home is a simple solution that can prevent potential falls and eliminate the hurdle of climbing stairs. But for many people, obtaining
When I was young, I played any sport I could my hands on. Hockey, rugby, soccer, basketball, tennis, you name it, I loved them all. But not so much for my knees. So when I hit the big 6-O, I found myself waking in bed with painful knees and the last thing I felt like
Stair lifts, wheelchair lifts, all kinds of accessibility equipment. Before you buy, give our site a try. Stair lift comparisons, stair lift costs, what to know before you install a stair lift. It’s all here on Silver Cross.