Mobility at Home: A Guide to Upgrading or Buying an Accessible Home

Are you living with limited mobility? You are not alone, especially if you are an older adult. The recent Census figures suggest that mobility is the most common form of disability for seniors and older adults. For these millions of Americans, feeling safe and comfortable at home isn’t always easy. But with accessibility modifications to their home, or mobility features …

Sleep Help for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Sleep is one of those things that can make or break our bodies and plenty of it allows us all to function correctly. However, sleeping can be a significant concern when it comes down to children and adults who have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. Many studies show that most children with ASD find it difficult to fall …

Supporting Aging in Place with the Right Home Lighting

There are many home updates that improve safety and comfort for seniors who are aging in place. Among them is updated lighting. Improving the brightness and quality of light in a home makes it easier for seniors to see and navigate through the house. This can help to prevent falls and other accidents and supports independent living. Read more.

How to create a more accessible garden

When it comes to hobbies, gardening is a popular activity that just about anyone can enjoy. Using specific methods, individuals with limited mobility or who are disabled can care for plants. Accessible gardens, such as raised beds, offer a chance for those who are wheelchair bound to enjoy the many pleasures of tending to plants. Here are three methods that …

Building a Wheelchair Ramp: What you should know before tackling the project

Wheelchair ramps are typically built in order to improve home accessibility for people who can’t use stairs or need a gentler, less stressful way to enter or leave their home. A successful home accessibility project requires careful planning in order to be certain that the ramp meets the home occupant’s needs, complies with local building requirements, is safe and sturdy, …

Home Security Measures that Will Help People with Disabilities Stay Safe at Home

When you have a physical disability, you often have to make changes to your home, vehicle, and workspace to ensure you can move through your day in a safe and comfortable way. Likewise, there are many actions you can take to make your living space more secure against unwanted visitors and intruders — and better still, several of them are …

How to set up a Disability Friendly Home Office

Working from home offers a lot of advantages to individuals living with physical or mental disabilities. It removes the need to commute to and from the office each day, which can be physically demanding and emotionally draining. Plus, it usually comes with more flexible hours, which is a huge benefit for those with health issues and can be a boon …

Aging in Place: Making your Home Entrance Accessible

One of the first areas to address when modifying your home in preparation to age in place is the main entrance and the exterior walkways leading to and from this door. If you are looking to update your current home or relocate due to age-related concerns, take the entry specifications and features below into consideration. Read more.