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Boomers drive home accessibility market


The age of baby boomer retirement and that generation’s need for homecare services is finally dawning and it offers great commercial potential for HME providers ready to expand into home accessibility.

MEDIchair goes private equity


TORONTO – Centric Health has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its MEDIchair and Motion Specialties retail home medical operations to Canadian-based Birch Hill Equity Partners for $50 million.

Home accessibility opens doors for providers


Although it’s a natural fit for the HME industry, home accessibility is a market that providers have largely avoided in the past.

Mobility Supercenter partnership goes Live

Partnership marries accessibility, technology

RICHMOND, Va. – A mobility van company and a home theater system company may seem like an odd couple, but provider Kaye Crenshaw says it’s been a “good marriage.”

Recycled model: It's 'hot spot' for accessibility biz


KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Canadian provider Bob Harvey plans to open 126 U.S. locations in the next seven years, and he says his model is positioned perfectly to make it happen.

Accessibility: Become an Internet sensation


Q. What’s a simple way to improve my website for accessibility products?

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Accessibility: Use every square foot

Q. I don't have much retail space—how can accessibility products be displayed well

A. Your showroom is one of the strongest tools you have to impact your customers. First, understand that accessibility is not an additional product category. It is comprehensive. You always find salsa next to the chips.

Accessibility: Know your competitive advantage

Q. How do I develop an accessibility plan?

A. Accessibility isn’t a linear subject; rather, you have to think about all aspects around your customers’ needs and how they define accessibility.


Define your target market

Q. How can I sell “accessibility”?