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    10 Advantages of Being over 50

    July 30, 2014 - When everyone seems so obsessed with staying young, it can be all too easy to forget that with age comes a long list of advantages.  Wisdom doesn't come without time and, as the saying goes, growing old is a privilege.  Read more about why being 50 and over is awesome.

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    10 Essential Health Benefits of the Affordable Care Act

    July 3, 2014 - Still feeling confused about Medicare, the Affordable Care Act, and what kind of coverage you qualify to receive? Learn about the 10 essential health benefits that all insurers are now required to address and whether Medicare will help reimburse the cost of your mobility and/or accessibility equipment.
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    Boomerpreneurs Lead Job Creation

    June 13th, 2014 - The common assumption is that young millennials constitute the majority of entrepreneurs who are opening new businesses and helping the economy recover from the Great Recession.  You might be surprised to learn that it is actually the over 55 crowd who represents the largest percentage of entrepreneurs.  Find out why Baby Boomers make such good entrepreneurs.

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    North Carolina Hits $15 Trillion Baby Boomer Market Bullseye

    Raleigh, NC - April 17th, 2014 - Everyday,approximately 8,000 baby boomers turn 65, which has created a significant demographic shift. By in large, markets have been slow to respond to the needs of this section of the population, despite the fact that boomers possess an impressive amount of discretionary spending money.  Perhaps the one exception is North Carolina, which has used its strong background in medicine and technology to create innovative mobility and accessibility equipment and capitalize on a $15 trillion market. 

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    How the ACA Will Affect Medicare

    November 12, 2013 - Still unsure about how the Affordable Healhcare Act will affect you and your loved ones?  Get concise information about how the ACA has changed Medicare coverage and what that means for you! 

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    How Will the Government Shutdown Affect Seniors?

    October 9th, 2013 - The phrase “government shutdown” certainly sounds pretty ominous, but what exactly should seniors expect as the different factions continue to drag out this deadlock?

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    Google is Joining the Fight to Stop Aging

    September 19th, 2013 - Google announced that it will once again be branching out from its traditional search engine business and starting Calico, a new company that will focus on how to improve health and aging. This is a significant departure from the Google’s usual interests, but it is right in line with their vision of setting and reaching lofty goals.

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    Advantages of Online Shopping

    Looking to purchase mobility and disability equipment, but not sure where to start?  Online retailers may be your best bet when it comes to making major purchases.  While some people are wary of shopping online, there are a variety of advantages when it comes to dealing with companies who offer their products online.  Perhaps the most noticeable benefit is incredible savings. 

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    AmeriGlide Announces New Distributor Sites

    Raleigh, NC - May 8th 2013 - AmeriGlide is happy to announce the addition of three new distributor sites to its growing list of brick and mortar storefronts all over the country.

     

     

     

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    What is Aging in Place?: A Definition

    Living in 2013 means that we get to reap the benefits of technology and how it has transformed the world of health and medicine.  We have access to skilled doctors, life-saving medicines, and operations and medical procedures that were the thing of science fiction even a decade ago. All of these advances mean that we are living longer and that we have more power when it comes to deciding how and where we want to age.  In fact, new demands on the healthcare system have spawned an entirely new movement known as “aging in place.”

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    What Are CAPS? (Certified Aging in Place Specialists)

    As an ever increasing number of Americans began to look for ways to age gracefully in their own homes, major organizations across the country took notice and designed a program to help train professionals who can meet the demands of this growing population of aging adults.  The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), Home Innovation Research Labs, and AARP joined forces to create the Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) program that teaches individuals across a variety of fields how to best serve those looking to age in place. 
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    Seniors and the Affordable Health Care Act

    Trying to sort through the complicated details of the Affordable Health Care Act and understand how it will affect Medicare coverage for seniors can be overwhelming.   While the ultimate goal of this law is clear:  to reduce healthcare costs and increase benefits, you are probably still wondering exactly how it will work and how your benefits will change.  Here are some of the main changes that every senior should be aware of:

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    AmeriGlide Announces Second Stair Lift Giveaway

     Raleigh, NC - June 4th, 2013 - AmeriGlide, the nation's leading online retailer of mobility and disability equipment, is proud to announce their second Stair Lift Giveaway as part of their AmeriGlide Cares Program.  Interested parties can submit a short application for the chance to win an AmeriGlide Rubex Electric Powered Stair lift, which has a retail value of $1,749.  Applications are due by August 12th, 2013.  

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    AmeriGlide Announces a New Affiliate Program

    Raleigh, NC - May 8th, 2013 - AmeriGlide announces a new affliate program partnership with Commission Junction.

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    AmeriGlide Announces Stair Lift Rental Program

    Raleigh, NC - June 7th, 2012 - AmeriGlide, a manufacturer and online retailer of stair lifts and other mobility aids, announced today that it will begin offering its stair lifts for rent.
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    AmeriGlide Announces Upgrades to the 3 Wheel Traveler

    Raleigh, NC - December 28, 2011 – AmeriGlide announces the upgrade of their 3 Wheel Travel Scooter. This upgrade includes a more modern design, a hard cover for the battery, a large increase in ground clearance (over 1”), and a number of other small changes.

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    AmeriGlide Announces the New Vesta Stairlift!

    Raleigh, NC - December 29, 2011 – AmeriGlide is pleased to announce the arrival of the new Vesta Stairlift. It is designed with a durable rack and pinion system and a battery for safe and secure use.

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    AmeriGlide Cares Stair Lift Giveaway Winner

    Raleigh, NC – April 9th, 2013 - AmeriGlide, the nation’s leading online retailer of accessibility equipment, is happy to announce the winner of our AmeriGlide Cares Stair Lift Giveaway.

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    AmeriGlide Opens Second Storefront Location in Mesa, AZ

    Raleigh, NC - August 11, 2011 – AmeriGlide, an online retailer of assisistive technology for the disabled and elderly, including stair lifts and vehicle lifts, is proud to announce the official opening of their second storefront location, AmeriGlide Phoenix.

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    AmeriGlide Reselling Used Ultra Model Stair Lifts

    Raleigh, NC - June 6th, 2012 - AmeriGlide, a manufacturer and online retailer of quality-engineered mobility aids, announced today that they will begin selling used models of their discontinued AmeriGlide Ultra stair lifts.
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    AmeriGlide Unveils the AmeriGlide Achiever Scholarship

    AmeriGlide has unveiled their 2013 AmeriGlide Achiever Scholarship Program, awarding $2,500 to college students who use a manual or electric wheelchair, or a mobility scooter. It will also award the school of the winner with a swimming pool lift that enables them to comply with new ADA requirements.

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    AmeriGlide announces Deluxe Outdoor Stair Lift!

    Raleigh, NC – November 18, 2011 - AmeriGlide, an online retailer of stair lifts and mobility lifts for the disabled and elderly, is pleased to announce their newest product offering, the Deluxe Outdoor Stair Lift.

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    AmeriGlide announces Walk In Tub Conversion Kits!

    Raleigh, NC - December 07, 2011 - AmeriGlide, an online retailer of mobility lifts for the elderly and disabled, is excited to announce their new line of walk in tub conversion kits.

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    AmeriGlide announces new Walk in Tubs!

    Raleigh, NC – September 28, 2011 - AmeriGlide, an online retailer of assistive technology for the disabled and elderly, including stair lifts and vehicle lifts, is proud to announce their newest bath lift additions!

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    AmeriGlide announces their new AmeriGlide Rubex Stair Lift!

    Raleigh, NC - January 23rd, 2012 - AmeriGlide, an online retailer of stair lifts for the disabled and elderly, is excited to announce their newest stair lift: the AmeriGlide Rubex.

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    AmeriGlide launches AmeriGlide Canada

    Raleigh, NC – August 9, 2011 - AmeriGlide, an online retailer of assistive technology for the disabled and elderly, including stair lifts and vehicle lifts, announced that they are now launching AmeriGlide Canada and will now be serving Canadian customers.

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    AmeriGlide launches the AmeriGlide Rave!

    Raleigh, NC – January 26th, 2012 - AmeriGlide, an online retailer of stair lifts for the disabled and elderly, is proud to announce their final new stair lift of the first quarter of 2012, the AmeriGlide Rave.

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    The History of Stair Lifts

    Since their invention, stair lifts have been called a lot of different names. They’ve been called stairway chair lifts, stairway lifts, staircase lifts, just plain chair lifts, handicap stair lifts, and almost any other variation you can imagine. One day, they’ll all be called “AmeriGlides” (although we might be a little biased in that prediction). While the future of this modern necessity is certainly exciting, the history behind it is just as fascinating.

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    AmeriGlide Announces Fall 2011 Scholarship Recipent

    Raleigh, NC – July 20, 2011 – AmeriGlide, an online retailer of mobility items including stair lifts and vehicle lifts, for the disabled and elderly, is proud to announce the winner of the AmeriGlide Achiever scholarship. After reviewing a number of entries, AmeriGlide has selected Erika Heatherly from Mississippi State University as the Fall 2011 scholarship winner.

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