Posts Tagged "pool lift"

Water Exercises for People in Wheelchairs

Water Exercises for People in Wheelchairs

Cardio is a major key to a healthy lifestyle. Even if you use a wheelchair, there are still plenty of ways to perform cardio exercises to keep you moving and to stay healthy. Water exercises can be very therapeutic and beneficial for people who use wheelchairs. This is because while performing exercises in the water, it will put less pressure on joints. Here are some water exercises that people...

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Tips for Wheelchair Accessible Traveling

Tips for Wheelchair Accessible Traveling

A lot of restaurants, stores, and transportation have become more accessible for people who use wheelchairs today. But, there are still a lot of places in America and other parts of the world that are still not fully wheelchair accessible. But this does not necessarily mean that people who use wheelchairs cannot enjoy an amazing vacation. It is important to plan a vacation that will work for you...

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Why Home Pools Don’t Require Pool Lifts

Why Home Pools Don’t Require Pool Lifts

There has been a lot of debate and confusion over pool lift laws, and whether or not the ADA requires certain pools to install or have accessible pool lifts. To put it simply, the ADA requires pool lifts for public and private industry pools, meaning those that are munciple pools, school pools, governement-owned pools, place of recreation, place of lodging, or a place of which addresses public...

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Time is Running Out to get a Pool Lift

Time is Running Out to get a Pool Lift

Ever since the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, was signed into law by George H. W. Bush in 1990, accessibility requirements for various settings have gotten stricter so those with disabilities can enjoy the same services the general public can. Among these settings are spa and swimming pool areas. While pools certainly are enjoyable, they also are a means of rehabilitation and exercise,...

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Disabled Americans: When Pool Lifts Are Necessary

Disabled Americans: When Pool Lifts Are Necessary

Do you know someone with a disability? Chances are you can think of a few individuals. Disabled people actually make up one of the biggest minority groups in the United States. Disabilities can be physical, mental, emotional, sensory or cognitive. All together, 20% of Americans have been determined to have some type of disability, both mental as well as physical. That’s one in every five people...

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