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Why are wheelchair ramps important?

Why are wheelchair ramps important? By and large, walking up and down stairs is something we do without thinking much of it. Many if not most of us do it several times a day, whether it be down and back up the three steps on your front porch to go out to the mailbox, up to bed, down to the den, or taking the stairs instead of the elevator at work for [...]

September 20, 2022|Ramps|

Tri-State Mobility’s new product — elevator/homelift systems

Tri-State Mobility's new product — elevator/homelift systems A common thread on this blog is how Tri-State Mobility's products and service can make life better for you or your loved one by increasing independence. We do that primarily by making it easier to get around, both in the home and in the wider world. We are continuing our tradition as a local leader in that field by introducing a new line of home [...]

August 16, 2022|Homelift|

Ramps and ease of transitioning in and out of home can add to quality of life

Ramps and ease of transitioning in and out of home can add to quality of life Mobility aids and solutions are all about independence and higher quality of life. Ramps can literally provide the freedom to easily get in and out of your home, or the home of a loved one, to maintain that independence to a high degree. Ramps can help those who use wheelchairs, scooters or walkers, or those who [...]

July 12, 2022|Ramps|

Where to start with home modifications for seniors?

Where to start with home modifications for seniors? Many seniors, faced with the decision of where to spend their golden years, want to remain in their own home indefinitely, or at least for as long as is possible or practical. Tri-State Mobility can provide products and expertise to help facilitate the fulfillment of that desire. Here are some of the basics to consider tackling first to help yourself or your loved one [...]

June 14, 2022|Uncategorized|

Will a stairlift work in your home?

Will a stairlift work in your home? Mobility solutions are all about fostering independence. What better option than one that makes sure you can still utilize and enjoy every part of your home? Stairlifts make it safe and easy for those with limited mobility to access every floor of their house. This helps remove a barrier to allow people to remain in their homes as long as they'd like. Here is a [...]

May 23, 2022|Stairlifts|

Spring is in the air — where will it take you?

Spring is in the air — where will it take you? "In the Spring, a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love." Alfred Tennyson famously wrote these words, but the late English poet only partially captured the human response to this season. Most everyone, it seems, wants to shake off the shackles of a long, cold winter and get out and do things — the young and not-so-young alike. Age [...]

April 24, 2022|Uncategorized|

What to know about differences in scooter and powerchair wheel drives

What to know about differences in scooter and powerchair wheel drives Though the overarching goal of all scooters and powerchairs is the same — to expand your horizons and boost your independence by increasing your mobility — there are several tweaks within to help riders find the best fit for them, depending on circumstance, preference or style. How exactly the chair propels is one of these. Scooters and powerchairs fall into three categories: [...]

March 14, 2022|Scooters|

How to choose the right mobility scooter

How to choose the right mobility scooter One of the main ideas behind our products and services and mobility products at large is cultivating and maintaining independence. Acquiring and using a mobility scooter is perhaps the best manifestation of this concept. After all, what could be better than a product that, figuratively but also quite literally, gets you where you're going? As with any tool with as wide a range of [...]

February 14, 2022|Scooters|

We have solutions when it comes to bathroom modifications

We have solutions when it comes to bathroom modifications For those with mobility challenges, bathrooms intersect at a dangerous and unfortunate point: they can be among the least accessible rooms in most homes, especially older structures, and yet visiting the bathroom is at some points imperative and at others absolutely necessary. There are few greater tests, after all, of one's independence. Tri-State Mobility consults on, carries and installs products to make that [...]

Is your business ADA compliant?

Is your business ADA compliant? Owners and operators of brick-and-mortar businesses generally know at least a couple things as it relates to the Americans with Disabilities Act: the law mandates that your place of business be reasonably accessible to those with disabilities — but beyond that, it's the right thing to do. Let’s look first at what the ADA says your business needs to look like. Remember, this applies to newly constructed buildings as [...]

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