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Living Well in an Accessible Home

An accessible home is about living well despite limitations. We hope our tips and strategies will help you create a comfortable, nurturing, and accessible home atmosphere where you can be inspired to live your best life.

For more tips and strategies for making your home more accessible, see The Accessible Home: 300 Tips for Making Life Easierby Shelley Peterman Schwarz; available in bookstores and online.

"A person travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it."  ~   George Moore

All Around the House
Make doorways wider by removing door jamb
  To make your home doorways wider and more accessible to someone in a wheelchair, try removing ...

Remove adhesive labels or stickers with mayonnaise
  To remove persistent adhesives from mirrors, glass, or chrome without noxious fumes...

Use rubber gloves to remove pet hair
  Remove pet hair from furniture, car seats, and clothing with damp rubber gloves...

Replace standard light switches with lighted ones
  To find the light switch in a dark room, replace regular switches with...

Show all family members where the main water shut off valve is located
  Show all family members where the main water shut-off valve is located

Shutting off the electricity in your home
  Show family members where the fuse box or circuit breaker is located in your home


   
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9042 Aspen Grove Lane | Madison, WI 53717-2700
Phone: (608) 824-0401 |
Shelley@MakingLifeEasier.com


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