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HomesRenewed pushes for tax incentives for aging in place


WASHINGTON – The HomesRenewed Coalition is calling on the 117th Congress to include tax and other incentives in legislation in 2021 to allow Americans to upgrade their homes for safety and to meet changing needs, as well as to help the economy with construction jobs.

COVID's impact on accessibility varies


Depending on who you ask, the COVID-19 influence is either helping, hindering, or having no impact on demand for home accessibility services.  

NSM launches SAFE program


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has launched the “Solutions for Accessible & Functional Environments” program to support home health organizations and health insurance payers in proactively preventing falls by older adults.

Home accessibility pro tips: Bulk up on certifications, training


WATERLOO, Iowa – Specialization is key to success in home accessibility, with more and larger companies getting into and consolidating the market, says Rick Lair.

NSM deepens home access biz


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has expanded its home accessibility division with a pair of acquisitions: Promise HomeWorks in St. Louis, and Hart Medical Design in Buffalo, N.Y.

‘Aging in place’ trend drives home accessibility


Baby boomers wanting to stay at home despite mobility limitations is the key driver in the home accessibility market, specialists in the field say.

Lifeway Mobility acquires Home Mobility Solutions


CHICAGO – Lifeway Mobility has acquired the assets of Home Mobility Solutions through its subsidiary, Extended Home Living Services. The Downers Grove, Ill.-based HMS, founded by Mike Cleary, offers stair lifts, wheelchair lifts, ramps and bathroom modifications.

NSM boosts home access biz in Midwest


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has acquired Scooter Warehouse/At Home Accessibility in South Bend, Ind.

NSM moves further into accessibility with Ohio acquisition


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has acquired Access Quip, a home accessibility company in Toledo, Ohio. Access Quip has specialized in home and commercial accessibility options for more than 15 years.

Accessibility not a ‘pizza franchise’