Universal Design for Accessible Homes

Universal/accessible design of the home from an occupational therapy and a construction perspective. This blog is part of a quest for cool, convenient, functional design that makes life safer, easier, and as maintenance-free as possible. It's about the lifestyle.

Shout Out to the Hampton Inn for the Best Universal Design Rooms!!

Great room for people with mobility issues, debilitating diseases or are aging and just aren't m...

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Adaptive Equipment Favorites for the Home

Here are a few of my favorite pieces of adaptive equipment, what are yours? Comfort Arms- toilet a...

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Can you identify what is not wheelchair accessible about this floor plan?

I don't know about you but every time I see a floor plan I can't help but look for what woul...

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5 Ways to Make A Toilet Easier to Get On/Off

Comfort Arms Getting on/off the toilet safely and easily is often an issue for people wit...

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All-Terrain Wheelchairs

There are a few all-terrain wheelchairs on the market today.  Here are the ones we've found: A...

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Modifying a Home for Macular Degeneration

Home Modifications for Persons with Macular Degeneration Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD)...

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AIM BIG: What is Universal Design presentation by Expert Richard Duncan of the RL Mace Universal Design Institute

Presentation on universal design by the executive director of the RL Mace Universal Design Institute...

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