Thursday, October 20, 2016

Modifying a Home for Macular Degeneration

Home Modifications for Persons with Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is a disease that affects the macula, the center of the retina, and is the leading cause of vision loss in people over 60 years old (Lewis, 2003). The macula gradually deteriorates causing the central vision to be lost but the peripheral vision still intact. 
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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

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, Richard Duncan.  Including:
  • Universal design defined.
  • Discussion of other types of design.
  • Principles of universal design defined and illustrated.
  • Photos of examples of universal design features.

Thank you Richard Duncan for an excellent presentation.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Photo of Shower Modification by Gregg Frank of Back Home Safely

Free Webinar on Universal Design with Richard Duncan from the RL Mace Universal Design Institute

Richard Duncan will be speaking on universal design at the AIM BIG meeting. Everyone is invited to join us. Monday, October 17th 8:00 pm

Sign up here for a link to the meeting:

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Occupational Therapy Home Evaluation for Dementia-HEAP-R with Linda Struckmeyer

Linda Struckmeyer presents her research on the HEAP-R a home evaluation for people with dementia to the Global Network of Home Modification Professionals (AIM BIG).  Enjoy the video.  (AIM BIG members will receive an email with a copy of the HEAP-R evaluation.)