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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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Lifeway Mobility expands Midwest presence

January 16, 2019HME News Staff

HARTFORD, Conn. - Lifeway Mobility has acquired Home Safe Homes, a provider of accessibility equipment and home modification services. Home Safe Homes, which serves central Indiana, was founded by Kent McCool in 2011, according to a press release. McCool will stay on as general manager of the Lifeway Mobility Indiana market. “We are looking forward to working with Lifeway's team of experienced professionals, and to having access to various systems and tools that allow us to serve our clients...

home modifications, Home Safe Homes, Lifeway Mobility


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Regional Health pilots home mods, HME concept

August 16, 2018HME News Staff

STURGIS, S.D. - Regional Health HOME+ Home Medical Equipment held a grand opening for its new 3,600-square foot store on Aug. 17, according to the Rapid City Journal. The company originally occupied 700 square feet inside the Massa-Berry Clinic in Sturgis, but the clinic moved to Regional Health Sturgis Hospital. “They didn't have room for us (in the new clinic),” Brittany Battista, manager, told the newspaper. “We wanted to stay in the community and wanted to broaden our retail...

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'It's as much design as anything'

July 30, 2018Liz Beaulieu, Editor

BILLINGS, Mont. - While some HME companies look to home modifications as a good “offshoot” business, Robin Campbell launched Accessible Home Solutions from the ground up about a year ago.“We just thought there was an opportunity in our area, with it being a newer industry and with the builders not focused on it,” said Robin Campbell, who has worked as a consultant in the HME industry in the past. Because many HME companies already have storefronts and referral bases, Campbell...

Accessible Home Solutions, Home Medical Equipment, home modifications


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Group sets off movement for home modifications

July 7, 2017Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - A bill in the House of Representatives that would give seniors a $30,000 tax credit for modifying their homes to help them age in place now has some firepower behind it.A new group called HomesRenewed has been created, in part, to help raise awareness for the “Senior Accessible Housing Act,” which was introduced in late March by Reps. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., and Bruce Poliquin, R-Maine.“H.R. 1780 is a starting place to make this a national issue,” said Louis Tenenbaum,...

Accessible Home Improvement of America, home modifications, Senior Accessible Housing Act


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Home mods bill returns in the House

April 26, 2017HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Reps. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., and Bruce Poliquin, R-Maine, have introduced a bill in the House of Representatives that would provide tax credits to seniors who install home modifications. H.R. 1780 or the “Senior Accessible Housing Act” has six original co-sponsors and has been referred to the Ways and Means Committee. “Giving seniors the option to live more independently in their own home is less costly and can improve their quality of life,” Crist said. “Providing...

H.R. 1780, home modifications, Senior Accessible Housing Act


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