Dad’s “tree house” gets a lift

As a shared services leader in healthcare and a longtime supporter of Joy’s House, Tony Nebesny knows a thing or two about planning ahead and healthy aging. When Tony’s family built their home in Zionsville in 1998, they knew they would eventually add a carriage house to the property so that their parents would have a…

Facing post-surgery rehab? Here’s what to consider.

When you schedule cancer surgery, joint replacement or any other significant surgery, it’s vitally important to have the best doctor and best hospital for your health needs. That’s a given. What folks often give less credence to is where you will recover and receive therapy after being released from the hospital. As those of us…

When your mobility needs are temporary

 Home accessibility needs can be temporary for a variety of reasons. Knowing you can rent what you need only while you need it can be very helpful. Sean’s heartfelt story is one example. “My mother had multiple procedures for her late-stage cancer diagnosis, but wasn’t going to get any better. I traveled across the country to be…

Yes, you can take it with you

We’re talking about power scooters and motorized wheel chairs here. Ever tried to lift one? You will be floored at their weight. The average power scooter weighs between 150 and 250 pounds, depending on power and size. Average wheel chair? 100 to 150 pounds for a standard chair. But when you add features such as…