Tag Archives: Home Modifications

Older Americans Month: Helping People with Disabilities Who Are “Aging My Way”

May is Older Americans Month and the theme for this year is Aging My Way – which explores the many ways that older adults with and without disabilities can continue to live independently and participate in their communities. As people … Continue reading

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Home Modifications: Resources from the NIDILRR Community

For people with disabilities and older adults, living independently in the community is important. However, the houses, condos, and apartments in their community of choice may present challenges [CJ1] for them, such as stairs to enter or exit, fall hazards, and … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community on Home Modifications for February 2021

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: I am a person with a disability and I need to modify my home so that it is more … Continue reading

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What are home modification and visitability?

According to the National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification, home modification “includes major or minor adaptations to the interior or exterior home environments that make it possible for the person living in the home to carry out … Continue reading

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Now Available: Registration for the IDeA Center’s Next Three Online Continuing Education Courses

Did you know that the Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDeA) offers an online continuing education program?  The program is designed for anyone (e.g., advocates, builders/contractors, planners, architects, occupational and physical therapists, and policymakers) interested in learning about … Continue reading

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