Posts by Rachel Moniz

Resources for Successful Aging: Rhode Island

In late June, Oakley Home Access was pleased to be a founding partner of a new Facebook Group, Resources for Successful Aging: Rhode Island (RSA:RI). Along with our co-founders, Home Care Assistance of RI, we have worked to assemble a variety of providers that will be a resource for caregivers who are members of the…

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Accessibility Solution: Vertical Platform Lift

For those with mobility issues that require the use of a wheelchair, the installation of a vertical platform lift can mean accessibility to otherwise inaccessible homes. These types of lifts are usually installed outside or in a garage. The user can simply roll onto the platform, push a button, rise to the level of the…

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Wooden Ramps Vs. Aluminum Ramps

We know that many people have questions when it comes time to choose from their two options for ramps at their home: construction of a wooden ramp or the installation of an aluminum ramp. An aluminum ramp is quite simply a much better investment. Let’s compare and contrast wooden versus aluminum. Versatility and Ease Aluminum…

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The Benefits of Stair Lifts

Stairlift in Showroom.

At Oakley Home Access, our focus is on maximizing mobility for those whose goal is to age in place. Oakley Home Access is unique when compared to other home modification companies as we take a holistic approach and look at the entire picture when we do a home assessment. We take into consideration the mobility…

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Helping The Aging Population in a Post-Pandemic World

Oakley Home Access has remained true to its commitment to be a community resource during the COVID19 crisis. As we have all navigated the uncertainty of the past few weeks, we have all seen the news that shows how vulnerable the residents of nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, and other congregate care settings are when exposed…

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Oakley Home Access: Here For You Now & Always

Hello from the Oakley Home Access family. We hope this message finds you well and that you and your loved ones have been safe and healthy during this challenging time. We wanted to take this opportunity to let our Rhode Island & Massachusetts communities know that we continue to be available for all of you.…

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Maintaining Balance to Maximize Mobility

One of our missions at Oakley Home Access is to educate on how home safety begins with proper planning and the right tools. While ramps and stairlifts continue to be our most popular home modifications, there are many smaller tools and modifications which can help in the home and the community. These tools are inexpensive,…

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Home Modification Funding Options

Our Oakley Home Access team is as passionate about funding for home modifications as we are about the home modifications themselves. After we complete our free home safety assessment and determine the proper modifications for each individual situation, we always discuss funding. There are several funding sources for most people to consider if they are…

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