Home Modifications

By making a few modifications around the house, you can better match your abilities to your environment.

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The Bathroom

For many survivors, a few bathroom modifications can significantly reduce the difficulty, effort or risk associated with personal care activities. In many cases, these changes require an investment of only a few hundred dollars and the skills of a handyperson. Although there are many modifications possible, at various levels of complexity, it is seldom necessary to do a major remodel. 

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The Bedroom

The bedroom may pose challenges. Use these tips to modify the room to match your abilities. 

Starting a Kitchen Remodel

Major improvements in independence are possible and a range of needs can be accommodated with a modified kitchen. For example, a dishwasher mounted on a pedestal base is easier to load and unload.  

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