Posts by Rachel Moniz

Bathroom Safety Updates from Oakley Home Access

One of the most dangerous areas of the home for older adults is in the bathroom. Many factors lead into this data, but research shows that making modifications to your bathroom can greatly reduce the risk of falls. Oakley Home Access specializes in conservative, affordable, and efficient bathroom modifications, and in this month’s blog we…

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Our Year at Oakley Home Access

It is hard to believe that another year is coming to a close. This year was an exciting return to a sense of normalcy for us here at Oakley Home Access. After several years of being apart, we got to meet in person with our community partners, see our clients’ faces without a mask, and…

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Holiday Safety Tips For The Older Traveler and Their Hosts

After several years of caution, many families are beginning to travel to celebrate the holiday season together in-person. The holiday season also brings some unique challenges for older adults and those with mobility difficulties. In today’s blog we share some tips that can assist with accessing your loved ones homes. Often, having a plan is…

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Prepare Now For Winter

One of the largest benefits to our aluminum modular ramp systems is the minimal maintenance required. With that in mind, there are certain preparations you can make to ensure optimal performance of your ramp during the winter months. All of our installations come with written and clear instructions for caring for your ramp! In todays…

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Custom Aluminum Ramps from Oakley Home Access

Aluminum modular ramps are one of the most frequently assessed for and installed options that Oakley Home Access offers. Using the modular ramp system, our assessors and technicians can ensure that you have a custom fit ramp option that accommodates your home. Additionally, our assessors will ensure that the ramp is an appropriate functional option…

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Senior Safety in Heat and Humidity

Summer might be winding down, but we still have some hot and humid days to get through before Autumn begins. Outdoor activities are always a highlight during these dog days of summer, especially for seniors who enjoy socializing, cookouts, gardening, and other activities. We always advise taking some simple and common-sense precautions to keep seniors…

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The Showroom At Oakley Home Access

When the Oakley Home Access team conceptualized our Showroom, we knew we wanted it to be a welcoming place. A place where seniors, those with special needs, and caregivers could come and both learn about the services and products we offer and try them out to increase their comfort and confidence in using them in…

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Safety and Visitability This Summer

Summer has just begun, and many are beginning to emphasize getting outside and spending time with their friends and family. While this is an exciting time of year, it is important to continue to focus on safety for those who have difficulty with their mobility. Lack of exercise throughout the cold winter months and wet…

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Veterans Administration HISA Grant

At Oakley Home Access we are always working to find funding sources for those who need home modifications. One of the grant programs that we work with is through the Veterans Administration, called the Home Improvements and Structural Alterations Grant. This grant provides funding for medically necessary improvements and structural alterations to Veterans or Servicemembers’ primary residence.…

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Funding Sources For Your Home Modification

A recent article has suggested that 87%  of RI Nursing Homes might be at risk of closing. This sobering and scary prediction has sent ripples of concern throughout the state. Thankfully, Oakley Home Access is committed to helping our community learn more about ways to Age In Place and stay safely in their homes. Home…

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