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.

Home Modifications and HGTV: Part 2

  HGTV was debating on having a program on renovating homes for accessibility/aging-in-place based on universal de...


Low cost solution for wheelchair ramp for 2-steps

Got a call recently from a woman whose 70-year old husband had a fall in the yard and she had to drag him in a wheelchair up the ste...


Review of Office Chair with Electric Lift and Brake

This is the only office chair with a brake and an electric lift on the market as far as I know.  I have done extensive research to ...


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...