New Funding Support for Home Accessibility in Canada

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The Federal Government of Canada announced new budget proposal items on April 21st and opened up a new support mechanism for helping support home accessibility and aging in place. The government is proposing a new, non-refundable home accessibility tax credit for seniors and persons with disabilities that will provide tax relief of 15 per cent,… Read more »

Edmonton Journal Highlights RAM Elevator

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RAM has contributed to the Full House Lottery Show home with a customized home elevator this year and the Edmonton Journal has mentioned it as part of the stunning home that is being raffled off. The Journal noted that “The wow factor in the first grand prize home — The Summit from Kondro Homes — could… Read more »

RAM Elevators and Lifts Showcases Stratus™ Home Elevator at NAHB International Builders Show

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At one of the largest trade shows relating to building products, RAM was proud to showcase the Stratus™ Home Elevator at the International Builders Show last week in Las Vegas, NV.   RAM recently started offering a new home elevator product called STRATUS™. RAM launched this product exclusively through an extensive dealer partner network and… Read more »

Silver Cross exhibits in Calgary with RAM Wheelchair Lift

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When working with products related to accessibility service and having representation on the ground near customers is critical. RAM has an extensive dealer partner network and we are fortunate enough to have the Silver Cross Calgary team as one of our committed partners.   Recently Silver Cross exhibited in Calgary, Alberta to highlight their offerings in home medical equipment…. Read more »

RAM Exhibits at NAEC Conference in San Antonio, TX

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RAM doesn’t attend very many trade shows but the North American Elevator Contractors (NAEC) 65th annual trade show in San Antonio was held last week ad RAM participated in this event.   Although RAM has extensive dealer partner network coverage across North America we are always looking for ways to support customers better and with… Read more »

Is Ageing in Place a Pipe Dream?

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This article was published on Forbes and made some interesting points. http://www.forbes.com/sites/ashleaebeling/2014/09/03/is-aging-in-place-a-pipe-dream/   We could not agree more that getting prepared now will give you more options in the future and if someone is planning a renovation accessibility should certainly be a consideration.   Lifts and elevators can be incorporated in ways that make them… Read more »

Alberta Government Increases RAMP Grant Funding Limits

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For those people with mobility challenges outfitting your home can be a daunting financial expenditure. The Alberta government has a grant program called RAMP (Residential Access Modification Program).   Recently the Alberta government increased the limits of these grants and details can be found a the following link:   RAMP Program   Funding is only… Read more »