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December 2022

Handicap elevator in apartment building accessible standards

Are Apartments Adequately Accessible for the Disabled?

By Accessibility

The¬†Americans with Disabilities Act, called ADA for short, was signed into law in 1990 and states that individuals with disabilities must have equal access to public areas. According to experts, apartments and other rental properties fall into this category. Unfortunately, properties are not required to follow the standards when it comes to making dwelling units…

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Senior woman with side pain rib fractures risks and causes health care needs

Risks and Causes of Rib Fractures in Seniors

By Senior Care

Two of the most common causes of rib fractures and emergency room visits are blunt chest trauma from falls or collisions. While most patients who have rib fractures are discharged with pain medications and a spirometer, some patients have a higher mortality risk than others. If you or a loved one need extra assistance, consider…

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