Universal Design for Accessible Homes

Home modifications by occupational therapist (OT) based on principles of universal design and accessibility.

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.

Laser cue shoe for Parkinson's disease(met laser aan)

Best shoe ever for Parkinson's disease to significantly reduce freezing.


The Best Office Lift Chair with Brake

This is the most functional, comfortable and good-looking office lift chair on the market.  It's made for people who have things ...


Ceiling lift tracks through Doorframes

Ceiling lift tracks


HMOTA: Richard Duncan on Better Living Design

Home Modification Occupational Therapy Alliance-HMOTA hosts Richard Duncan of the RL Mace Universal Design Institute.  Richard reviews des...


Muhammad Ali on Impossible

Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they've been given than to expl...


HGTV and Aging-In-Place Home Modifications

  Recommending HGTV program for aging in place home modifications. I did a presentation for a women's group and explained hom...


How to Design a Wheelchair Ramp

  Designing a safe and functional wheelchair ramp is imperative for the safety of the ramp user and caregivers. This ...