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SageHome sets sights on nat’l footprint

June 24, 2022Tracy Orzel

ATLANTA – After partnering with strategic advisors Cairngorm Capital and acquiring New Bath Today, SageHome is quickly positioning itself as a full-service, national home modifications solution.  “To grow quickly, we knew we had to be great at bathrooms, so New Bath Today is our first big step,” said Bryan Hutto, CEO of SageHome.  New Bath Today has 90 employees, as well as vetted and accredited subcontractors, serving six Midwestern states.  Founded...

Home modifications, SageHome


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Reps. Crist, Suozzi intro tax deduction for home mods

May 10, 2022HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – Reps. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., and Thomas Suozzi, D-N.Y., have introduced a bill that would provide tax incentives for home modifications so seniors and those with disabilities can more easily and safely continue living in their own homes. The Home Modification for Accessibility Act empowers Americans to make decisions about where and how they live by offsetting the costs associated with making home modifications through a penalty free early retirement withdrawal and lifetime tax...

Home Modification for Accessibility Act, Home modifications, tax incentives


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SageHome seeks to develop nat’l home mods biz

May 3, 2022HME News Staff

ATLANTA – SageHome, a home modifications and aging-in-place provider, has partnered with strategic advisors Cairngorm Capital Partners to make its first acquisition: New Bath Today, an Indianapolis-based bathroom renovation specialist.  New Bath Today, which focuses on the wet area of a bathroom, a key risk area in the home for aging seniors, serves six states across the Midwest.  “We have big plans and our partnership with the team at Cairngorm Capital will allow us to...

aging-in-place, Home modifications, M&A, private investment, SageHome


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AARP, Lowe’s to offer aging-in-place strategies

November 18, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - A new collaboration between AARP and Lowe’s will provide strategies and information to help make living spaces more accessible for everyone and allow older adults to stay in their homes safely and comfortably as they age. “People are living longer and they want to live their best lives at every age,” says Jo Ann Jenkins, AARP CEO. “Ageless homes that work for older adults are good for people of all ages, but most houses weren’t built to support our needs...

AARP, Aging in Place, Home modifications, Lowe


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AAG, VGM partner to better equip homes for aging 

September 14, 2021HME News Staff

IRVINE, Calif. – The American Advisors Group (AAG) has partnered with VGM Live At Home to broaden access to home equity to fund home modification projects. More than 80% of seniors wish to live in their home for the rest of their lives, according to a recent study by AAG. “This partnership is a perfect combination of two category leaders focused on the same mission of helping seniors,” said Jesse Allen, executive vice president of alternative distribution for AAG. “Our data...

AAG, Aging in Place, home equity, Home modifications, VGM Live at Home


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NSM buys Albany Lift Company

March 23, 2021HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has acquired The Albany Lift Company in Albany, N.Y., expanding its services throughout upstate New York, western Massachusetts and southern Vermont. “The Albany Lift Company has a strong reputation for customer service that aligns well with NSM’s client-centric focus,” said Bill Mixon, CEO of NSM. “We are proud to welcome this group of experienced professionals on board at NSM and look forward to working with this team...

Home Accessibility, Home modifications, M&A, National Seating & Mobility, NSM


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HomesRenewed pushes for tax incentives for aging in place

November 11, 2020HME News Staff

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. “This is a quickly moving group effort bringing together builders and remodelers, manufacturers and distributors, as well as health care providers to ensure that our aging population's housing needs are understood and addressed...

Home Accessibility, Home modifications, HomesRenewed, tax incentives


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NSM launches SAFE program

September 22, 2020HME News Staff

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. “NSM has a proven track record of making independence and safety in and around the home a priority for our clients,” said Bill Mixon, NSM CEO. “With more than 900 experienced professionals in client homes daily and a comprehensive suite...

Complex Rehab, Home Accessibility, Home modifications, NSM


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Lifeway Mobility makes investment

February 5, 2020HME News Staff

HARTFORD, Conn. - Lifeway Mobility has invested in Twin City Stairlifts/Ability Solutions in Burnsville, Minn., expanding its product offerings, service capacity and coverage area.Twin City Stairlifts/Ability Solutions is a licensed dealer of stairlifts, wheelchair lifts, residential elevators, ramps, step-in tubs and overhead lifts. It also offers bath safety and other home modifications.“Twin City Stairlifts/Ability Solutions brings a level of customer care and expertise that complements...

home access, Home modifications, Lifeway Mobility, Twin City Stairlifts/Ability Solutions


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HomeCare Connect builds home mods staff

September 3, 2019HME News Staff

WINTER PARK, Fla. - HomeCare Connect, a company that manages the quality and cost of home health, DME, home modifications, O&P and medical supplies for workers' compensation patients and payers, has hired Michelle “Nickcola” Wallace as complex care transition manager. She will ensure that seriously injured workers receive appropriate home modifications and DME in a timely and cost effective manner. “Early intervention is key,” said Wallace, a certified aging-in-place specialist...

Disability, DME, Home modifications, HomeCare Connect, workers' compensation


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