Posts Tagged "pool lifts"

Decoration Ideas for An Above Ground Pool

Decoration Ideas for An Above Ground Pool

Having an underground pool is a nice addition to add to your home but, they can be pretty expensive. An alternative to an underground pool is to purchase an above ground pool, which is normally cheaper than an underground pool. Sometimes the inflatable blue material or the tile of the outside of the above ground pool does not always match the house it belongs to. If you are looking to fancy up...

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How to Prepare Your Home for The Disabled or Elderly

How to Prepare Your Home for The Disabled or Elderly

You may be new to the life of the physically disabled, either with your own disability or a loved one’s. Sometimes the unexpected happens and you must begin to prepare and alter your life to accommodate the changes that come with a life with disability. Here a some tips on how to implement those changes when adapting your home for the elderly or disabled. 1. Widen Hallways and Doors This...

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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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ADA Pool Lift Laws

ADA Pool Lift Laws

The United States Federal Government recently passed a set of laws which require any public swimming pool to install pool lifts for the benefit of their disabled guests.  The kind folks at Global Lift Corp have kindly posted and summarized the ADA Pool Lift Laws here so that we can all be aware of our new rights.  Take a read.  You might learn something new.  😉 Related articles Pools: A...

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Tips for Travelers

Tips for Travelers

Traveling is never as easy as it should be. First you have the tough decision of where to go and how long to stay. Next you have to decide how to get to your travel destination and where to stay.  For some travelers, the planning process doesn’t end there. Travelers with disabilities also have to consider accessibility. The hospitality industry provides many resources to travelers to...

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