Une chaise roulante devant une maison miniature.

When you are looking at major renovations, it’s essential to make sure you choose the right mobility aid for your home. Depending on your choice, the cost and process can differ considerably. How can you be sure to make the right choice when it comes to the equipment as well as the installation? Here is … Read more

The Importance of Choosing a Certified Chairlift

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Are you experiencing difficulty navigating your staircase at home? Have you decided to install a chairlift to prolong your independence? We celebrate your initiative! There are three important questions you need to consider when selecting your choice of chairlift. Does the chairlift need to meet specific standards? What certification cards should the installer have? Should … Read more

How to Choose the Right Contractor to Install Mobility Aids

Recherche d'un contracteur pour l'aide à la mobilité.

Are you looking to install an elevator or platform lift? This type of installation requires a certified professional. How do you choose your contractor? How can you know if they are qualified for the work you need done? STANDARDS AND LICENSES | When you are installing an elevator or platform lift, standards differ a little. … Read more

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