Aging Baby Boomers to Increase Need for Handicap Accessibility Modifications, Including Handicap Ramps
(EMAILWIRE.COM, June 19, 2012 ) West Nyack, NY Aging in Place is the catch phrase that describes the concept of seniors staying in their homes longer. Modifications such as handicap ramps, handicap accessible bathrooms, wider doorways to accommodate wheelchair traffic, etc. will be needed more and more as baby boomers age. National Ramp Corp, manufacturer of portable and permanent aluminum handicap ramps, is poised to meet that need.
The U.S. Census Bureau says that nearly 1 in 5 Americans has some sort of disability and 1 in 10 has a severe disability. With the aging population and the chances of becoming disabled increasing as one ages, the need for these handicap ramps and other handicap accessibility equipment is expected to increase dramatically in the coming years.
According to the Federal Administration on Aging, in just 30 short years the nations population of those 65 and older will double. That is approximately 72 million people or about 1 out of 5 Americans. Of those, according to AARP, 75 percent would prefer to stay in their homes and age in place. To do that, some homes will have to modified for better handicap access. National Ramp Corps handicap ramps are one of the best-made ramps in the industry and also one of the safest with their exclusive pass-through wire mesh walking surfaces. They are portable, durable and require little if any maintenance.
As the need increases, National Ramp Corp will be there serving Americans with quality, American-made handicap ramps. National Ramp Corp currently has dealerships available across the U.S. and Canada and those interested in serving an aging population are encouraged to visit their website at http://www.nationalramp.net/ for more information on becoming a National Ramp Corp handicap ramps dealer.
About National Ramp:
National Ramp, located in West Nyack, NY, is a manufacturer of a unique open mesh handicap ramp. The owners have been in the handicap ramp business for 15 years and have experience in both residential and commercial applications. Their modular, aluminum handicap ramps are unique because they feature their exclusive open mesh walking surface, the safest walking surface in the industry. They are an affordable choice for accessibility solutions. Their modular ramp systems can be installed in a few hours, not days or weeks. For more information visit http://www.nationalramp.net/ or call 1-877-884-RAMP (7267).
39 Western Highway
West Nyack, NY 10994
Phone: 877-884-RAMP (7267)