Carbon monoxide detectors are an important safety feature in your home. Carbon monoxide is an odorless gas that can kill people in your home without warning, and these detectors are the first line of defense against this risk. Yet for wheelchair users, keeping CO detectors and fire alarms powered up can be a challenge since […]
As you age, keeping your home safe is a matter of anticipating problems before they arise. Every room has potential issues that you should take into consideration when you’re making your home amenable to your advancing needs. Survey each room for loose rugs, electrical cords and insufficient lighting.
Whether you’ve had an accident or illness that has changed your mobility, or age is simply taking its toll, managing the cost of making your home accessible is vital. If the retrofits you’re making are based on a medical necessity — for example, to allow wheelchair accessibility — you may be able to write off […]
Is living with a disability presenting you with new, unexpected challenges? You’re not alone. Every day, people facing a wide range of disabilities are forced to find new solutions to what, for others, are everyday situations. If you feel you have more questions than answers, let us provide you with a few ways to make […]