Posts by Rachel Moniz

Is Staying In Your Home Right For You?

Our older community members are sometimes faced with choosing between leaving a home that they’ve lived in for years and moving to an assisted living facility or staying in the home they love and making proper modifications to make it safe and livable.  We’ve helped many of our neighbors add accessibility aides and other tools…

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Bathroom Modifications To Consider

Start with a Home Safety Assessment by an Occupational Therapist One of the key differentiators of Oakley Home Access versus others companies is that we provide Free Home Safety Assessments conducted by skilled Occupational Therapists. Our OT assessors always keep function and safety in mind and collaborate with individuals, their loved ones, and healthcare providers…

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Oakley Home Access Provides Home Modifications for All

Oakley Home Access specializes in providing solutions to help individuals age in place, and live independent lives in their home for as long as possible. We offer a range of products and services to support this goal, such as grab bars, stairlifts, ramps, and bathroom modifications. These home modifications can make daily tasks easier for…

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February Was Heart Health Month: Tips for Safe Exercise

Exercise and a good diet are two of the greatest preventative actions that seniors can take towards overall health and mobility. For seniors looking to exercise safely at home, there are several key tips to keep in mind. First, it is crucial to start slowly and to gradually increase the intensity of the exercises to…

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Funding for Your Home Modifications

  When our assessment team concludes a Free Home Safety Assessment, the most frequently asked question is “How am I going to pay for these things?” Healthcare is an extremely expensive process, from hospital and rehab stays, to paying for private nursing care. Our team invests time every week to search for available funding programs…

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Highlights of 2023 and Looking Forward to 2024

   Happy New Year!   The Oakley Home Access Team would like to thank our community partners, clients, and of course our employees for another successful year. As we look forward to 2024, we have a number of exciting announcements to share. In today’s blog we will discuss some of these exciting developments as well as share some…

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Oakley Home Access: Working With Occupational and Physical Therapists

Oakley Home Access’ primary differentiator with comparable companies is that we view this process as healthcare, not just construction or equipment installation. As healthcare professionals, we have developed strong relationships with many of our community partners who utilize us as a trusted referral. We frequently work with both Occupational Therapists and Physical Therapists to ensure that…

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Oakley Home Access: Maximizing Mobility Since 2015

Oakley Home Access was founded by our two co-owners, Justin Oakley and Mike Vieira in November of 2015. Their respective career paths as an occupational therapist and a builder formed the perfect team to provide home modifications throughout the community. The two co-owners mission was to provide expert assessment and installation of home modifications to…

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Improving Your Balance to Avoid Falls

One of our passions here at Oakley Home Access includes educating the community about how home safety begins with proper planning and the right tools. We are often asked about improving balance and other ways to help prevent falls.  Exercise and Health Tips To Improve Balance Improving balance is an important aspect of maintaining physical…

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A Closer Look at Tub Cuts and Roll In Showers

Since the introduction of Bestbath Barrier Free Showers to our product and service catalog, we have had the opportunity to compare and contrast these two popular options for bathroom modifications with our clients. It is always our goal to provide complete information so that the best decision can be made based on budgetary needs, accessibility…

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