Snow- and ice-melting rubber mats designed to prevent falls
KEMF’s HOTflake line of snow- and
ice-melting rubber mats, designed to
prevent falls, are easy to install, available
in three sizes and come in standard voltages
for North American or European
installation. Mats can be connected
to cover large areas, such as steps or
walkways. According to the US Center
for Disease Control (CDC), falls among
older adults alone cost the U.S. health
care system more than 28 billion dollars
in 2010. The National Safety Council
lists slips and falls as the most common
cause of emergency room visits.
National Ramp Corp.
Modular ramps ease installation, minimize maintenance
National Ramp modular ramps feature an open
mesh ramp surface that allows rain and
melting snow to pass through. The maintenance-free ramps
are easy to install and require no technical knowledge of wiring or electrical.
The National Ramp team can help providers set up a ramp rental program,
simplify evaluations and close more sales through proven sales techniques.
Most ramps are delivered within 48 hours from the time the order is placed.
Alpine Stair Lift
Stair lift moves quietly between levels
Harmar’s Alpine Stair Lift offers reliability, comfort and safety.
The lift features a rack-and-pinion drive with proven performance.
The Quiet Drive system with soft start/soft stop is whisper-quiet
while moving easily between levels. The DC Drive works for up
to 40 trips during power interruptions. Three models offer
choices for seat design and size, with folding arms, seat and/or
Automatic door opener provides easy access
The Open Sesame automatic door opener provides users with complete
independence to enter and exit a residential or public access/light
commercial door (which can be for an elevator or lift or a gate). The
easy-to-install disabled access system automatically unlatches a locked
door, then opens, pauses and closes it. Users can operate the unit with a
variety of wheelchair mounted remote controls, wall push pads and other
specialty controls customized to accommodate
almost any physical disability.
Bruno Independent Living Aids, Inc.
Stair lift provides quiet ride
Bruno Independent Living Aids’
Elan (SRE-3000) straight rail stair
lift features rack and pinion drive
for a smooth, quiet ride, a dual
braking system and safety sensors
on the foot plate and carriage that
stop the unit when an obstruction
occurs. Users can install the
vertical straight rail to within
five inches of the wall. When the
armrests, seat and footrest are
folded, the carriage takes up 12
inches, which allows plenty of
space to walk up and down the stairs.