Celebrating 30 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Thirty years ago, America took one step closer to making all Americans truly equal. The passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990 was a landmark moment in US history. It has been the commander of several Supreme Court decisions, protecting millions of Americans living with disabilities from discrimination. The ADA’s purpose is to give people with disabilities

Outdoor Home Modifications to Help You Live Independently

Attentions turned to our homes in a matter of days when governments across the world ordered citizens to shelter in place. We only leave our home for the essentials: grocery shopping, running to the bank, or exercise. Anything else – meeting friends for dinner, seeing a show, or vacationing – became a mere memory. With the change of pace, we’ve

Why a Bidet Toilet Seat Will Change Your Life

You’ll Never Need to Buy Toilet Paper Again We’re serious. You will never need to buy toilet paper again if you invest in a bidet. Bidets (pronounced bih-days, french for pony) are used to clean the undercarriage portion of our bodies after using the toilet.  No need for toilet paper as bidets are extremely hygienic, even more so than using

Guide to Stair Lifts: What to Know Before You Buy

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Continue your independence with a stair lift Obstacles are everywhere – jumping through hoops at work, avoiding a crack in the sidewalk, swerving your car to miss that cute squirrel running across the road. Our homes should be a safe haven from the world’s daily hurdles. However, mobility issues limit how we move inside our own homes. Aging, disabilities, and

Preparing for the 2020 Raised Gardening Season

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We’re nearing March. The cold, snowy months are waning. With spring drawing near, it’s time to begin planning your garden. The first day of spring is March 19, but don’t wait until then to decide what seeds to buy. For some plants, you might want to start them inside and transplant them once the snow is gone for good. A

Remodel Cost: What You Can Expect to Recoup in 2020

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2020 Remodeling Have no fear, remodeling is still here. Although the economy seems to be stalling, depending on which news outlet you listen to, remodeling is still valuable to homeowners. The cost to remodel is always a deciding factor for homeowners. If the return on investment is high, what other reasons do you need? The industry-leading Remodeling Magazine recently published

Top Five Products to Purchase as You Age

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What Products Should I Buy as I Age? Maybe this isn’t your exact question. It might be more along the lines of, “Do I need a grab bar now?” or “Will I need a ramp in the future?” Maybe you’re not even thinking about home modifications for yourself. You may be researching different modifications to help your parents, grandparents, or

Harvesting Your Raised Garden and Planning for Winter

Enjoying the Fruits of our Labor We’re very sad to say that it’s the end of summer. As autumn kicks into full swing, it exchanges the warm, sunny days of summer with cool temperatures, falling leaves and the end of a season. Your garden, however, is at its peak in produce. Our Home For Life raised garden is overflowing with

The No. 1 Solution to Suction Grab Bars in the Shower

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Best Solution to Suction Grab Bars in the Shower The best solution for grab bars in the shower does not include the suction kind. Suction grab bars create as much danger in the shower as not having any at all. Retailers like Amazon and Aging In Place.org boast suction grab bars as a safe option for balance support in the

Why We Support the Midwest Parkinson Walk

Importance of Supporting the Midwest Parkinson Walk We’re gearing up for the Midwest Parkinson Walk on September 7! In doing so, we wanted to take a minute to tell our story. As a company, we work with people living with Parkinson’s every day, making their homes more comfortable and adaptable to their unique needs. As a family, our brother-in-law was

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Here at Home For Life Advantage, we pride ourselves on being the leading provider of ADA accessibility equipment in the Greater Chicago area. Serving people with disabilities and seniors desiring to remain independently living in their homes. We also supply and install accessibility equipment in commercial buildings.