Are There Grants for Improving My Home’s Accessibility?

Maison adaptée pour personne à mobilité réduite.

Adapting your home for better accessibility can be a tedious and costly project. Thankfully, in Canada, there are several financial aid programs, grants and tax credits that help bear the financial burden. Here is a detailed list of the available programs. Residential Adaptation Program (PAD) This is a program that is available to any homeowner … Read more

Automatic Door Openers, The Perfect Solution for Your Entryway

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Accessibility to public places should be a priority for any store or business owner. Older ones and those with limited mobility are incredibly grateful for such efforts. In Québec, automatic door openers are now mandatory in all new construction for public offices to make our cities more accessible to all. What Is an Automatic Door … Read more

Should You Install a Chair Lift or an Elevator?

Elderly person deciding between a stair chair or an elevator

3 Things to Consider When Choosing Between a Chair Lift or an Elevator Should you install a chair lift or an elevator? Which mobility aid will work best for your needs? This is not a decision you should make lightly. You must carefully consider which mobility aid is ideal for your personal situation. Which option … Read more

How to Choose the Right Care for Your Aging Parents

Choose the Right Care for Your Aging Parents: Nursing Home, CHSLD, or Home-Support Services There comes a time when hard decisions need to be made. If your parents are beginning to lose their autonomy, you would perhaps like them to stay at home, but you wonder if living in a nursing home or a CHSLD … Read more

The Chairlift, a Solution to Help Elderly People’s Mobility

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For the elderly population, being autonomous at home is of capital importance. Keeping one’s independence is beneficial for physical health as much as for mental health. While wanting to help our dear elderly people keep their autonomy, we need to ensure their safety. It goes without saying that the staircase is a strategic area in … Read more