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RAM Trus-T-Lift Vertical Platform Lift on Approved Equipment list in Michigan

Posted July 20, 2015

Michigan state has an approve equipment list for elevating devices and RAM has had our Vertical Platform Lift, the Trus-T-Lift, on the approved list since 2008 but has recently renewed the listing. RAM’s wheelchair lift is good for indoor, outdoor, residential and commercial applications.

New Funding Support for Home Accessibility in Ontario

Posted April 22, 2015

The Healthy Homes Renovation Tax Credit is a permanent, refundable personal income tax credit for seniors and family members who live with them. If you qualify, you can claim up to $10,000 worth of eligible home improvements on your tax return. The amount of money you get back for these expenses is calculated as 15… read more

New Funding Support for Home Accessibility in Canada

Posted April 22, 2015

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

Posted March 31, 2015

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

Swing Away Door Hinges – A great Addition for Accessibility

Posted November 26, 2014

This article was published recently and shows how some simple ideas can save big $$$ while still creating improved accessibility.   “Swing-away off-set door hinges are a great way to increase the clearance space of a door for a wheelchair without the expense of reconstruction to widen the doorway.  Widening a doorway even just a… read more

Where are Baby-Boomers Going?

Posted November 3, 2014

More interesting statistics from CNN regarding the perspectives of Baby Boomers as they age. LINK

Silver Cross exhibits in Calgary with RAM Wheelchair Lift

Posted September 19, 2014

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

Posted September 16, 2014

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?

Posted September 3, 2014

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

Posted August 30, 2014

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