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Porch Lifts vs Ramps: Which Is Right for You?

Porch Lifts vs Ramps: Which Is Right for You?

Posted On: May 21, 2022 by Eco Medical Equipment in: Platform Lift, Porch Lift, Ramp

With summertime approaching, everyone wants to get outside their homes and enjoy the beautiful warm weather. For someone with a mobility issue, that may be easier said than done. Now is a great time to start thinking about what changes you can make to your home so you can get in and out of it safely. There are two recommended solutions to make getting in and out of your home easier: porch lifts and ramps. Keep reading to find out which solution is better fitted for you and your home!  Porch Lifts  Porch lifts, also known as deck lifts, wheelchair lifts, inclined platform lifts, and vertical platform lifts, are mechanical platforms that ascend a few feet off the ground. They enable wheelchair users to enter and exit the platform mechanically or vertically rather than using a ramp.   Porch lifts take up less space and can be easily installed near a preferred entrance to the home. If a deck or porch is not already built, a porch lift could also be placed in the
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Porch Lifts vs Ramps: Which Is Right for You?

Posted On: May 21, 2022 by Eco Medical Equipment in: Platform Lift, Porch Lift, Ramp

With summertime approaching, everyone wants to get outside their homes and enjoy the beautiful warm weather. For someone with a mobility issue, that may be easier said than done. Now is a great time to start thinking about what changes you can make to your home so you can get in and out of it safely. There are two recommended solutions to make getting in and out of your home easier: porch lifts and ramps. Keep reading to...

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Scooter

How to Determine Which Scooter Is Right for You, And Why You Should Buy Now

Posted On: May 7, 2022 by Eco Medical Equipment in: Scooter

You might not believe it, but the summer season is almost here! It is just around the corner, so we need to make sure that you are summer-ready. Summer is the perfect season for using your mobility scooter and when we find them the most helpful and fun. This is the time of year when everyone is thinking about going on walks and enjoying the outdoors. With that said, mobility scooters sell out quickly this time of year! Luckily,...

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Porch Lift

Benefits of Installing a Porch Lift

Posted On: April 23, 2022 by Eco Medical Equipment in: Porch Lift

For individuals living with limited mobility and their loved ones, home accessibility can present some unexpected challenges. This is especially true if you didn’t buy your home with accessibility in mind, and are now needing to make updates to accommodate the changing accessibility needs of a loved one. One of the most challenging aspects of home accessibility is navigating changes in elevation outside your home....

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Spring

Spring Mobility Scooter Tips and FAQs

Posted On: April 9, 2022 by Eco Medical Equipment in: Scooter

As the long winter months finally give way to spring, you’re probably anxious to get out of the house and either explore your community or start traveling. If you or a loved one require the use of a mobility scooter, you have some extra things to consider before taking your scooter out for the spring season. Eco Medical is here to make sure your scooter is ready to tackle the warm weather so you can take it with you...

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Van

Top Van Conversions to Get Around Safely

Posted On: March 19, 2022 by Eco Medical Equipment in: Van Conversion, Vehicle modification

If you or a member of your family need mobility equipment to maintain your mobility and independence, you likely need to make some updates to your vehicle in order to accommodate your equipment. At Eco Medical, we carry an inventory of vans that have gone through a conversion process to accommodate mobility devices.  

2022 Toyota Sienna Hybrid Van Conversion 

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Age Safely

Age Safely in Your Home with These Products

Posted On: March 5, 2022 by Eco Medical Equipment in: Age, Bathroom Safety, Grab Bar, Ramp, Stairlift

As you or your loved ones age, you may need to make a few small changes around your house in order to make sure that it is as safe and accessible as possible. Making these changes will decrease your chances of falling and therefore injuring yourself. If you are interested in learning about the products you can add to your home to help you age safely, continue reading.  

Add A Shower Bench 

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Lift Chair

How Using a Lift Chair Can Benefit Your Heart

Posted On: February 19, 2022 by Eco Medical Equipment in: Lift Chair

If we told you that relaxing in a comfortable, appealing lift chair would benefit your heart, would you believe us? Hint: It has to do with your blood flow. So, in honor of Heart Health Month, we wanted to give you some information on how you can benefit your heart health in the comfort of your own home with a top-of-the-line lift chair. Continue reading to learn more.  

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Eco and BetterLife

Betterlife Home Medical Is Now Eco Medical Equipment

Posted On: February 1, 2022 by Eco Medical Equipment in: Eco Medical

That’s right, BetterLife Home Medical has merged with Eco Medical Equipment – but don’t worry, other than the name, you might not even notice a difference. You will still see the same great products, service and staff, just at a new location! Here’s what you need to know.  

When: February 1, 2022  

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Bathroom

Top Tips to Stay Safe in Your Bathroom

Posted On: January 22, 2022 by Eco Medical Equipment in: Bathroom Safety, Grab Bar, Mobility

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again – your bathroom is the most dangerous room in the house. No matter what age, there are plenty of hazards and factors within that small room that create a more dangerous environment. Whether you are aging in place or looking for tips for mom and dad, we wanted to provide some simple solutions to make...

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Wheelchair

New Year, New Mobility Device: Top Wheelchairs for 2022

Posted On: January 8, 2022 by Eco Medical Equipment in: Mobility, Wheelchair

2022 is here and we have some amazing wheelchairs we want to share to enhance your or a loved one’s mobility! Each year, mobility and accessibility solutions continue to get better, and we want to be a part of that at Eco Medical. So, sit back and enjoy this blog sharing our top wheelchairs of 2022. 

Power Mobility  Corpus Series 

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Tags: Manual Wheelchair, Mobility, Power Wheelchair, Wheelchair

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