HME began as a local medical equipment rental company, and during the past 25 years have grown to become one of the largest independent dealers of Mobility and Home Medical Equipment in the Lower Mainland.
With over 50 staff and 25 years in business HME is fully active in Rehab Sales and Consultations, Stairlifts and Home Modifications – the only Diamond level dealer in Canada with Bruno, and the largest independent dealer in Western Canada.
HME is committed to the long term training and education of the home medical industry professionals. We would like to assists patients, families, and trained medical professionals such as therapists, nurses, and others in making informed decisions.
Posted on October 7, 2013
For many older adults, independent living—in their own houses or apartments—is an important factor in the quality of their lives. If you are thinking about a modifying a home to increase independent living options, whether it’s your home or someone else’s, you may be surprised to learn that some independent living modifications cost only the time it takes to complete them, and most are in the $150 to $2000 range. Whether your budget is limited or unlimited, it’s important to determine which modifications would best serve the person or people who will be living in the home. Everyone’s needs and lifestyle are different, and will dictate which modifications can provide the most usability for your budget. Here’s a basic checklist of home safety and comfort issues from the U.S. Administration on Aging. This is a good place to start when you’re thinking about modifying a home for independent living.
By modifying a home to increase comfort and safety, you can make it possible for someone (maybe yourself) to enjoy independent living for years to come. The answers to these questions can give you a place to start.
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