Oakley Home Access: Here For You Now & Always

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.…

Oakley Home Access: A Community Resource to Help During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Oakley Home Access: A Community Resource to Help During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Dear OHA Community, The last few weeks have been an extremely difficult time for us on a community, national, and global scale. As our local and global governments continue to implement measures to stop the spread of COVID-19, we here at Oakley Home Access are doing the same. Now more than ever it is critical to…

Maintaining Balance to Maximize Mobility

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,…

Home Modification Funding Options

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…

The Visitable Home

The Visitable Home

Last month we covered some tips that could help individuals with mobility challenges as they travel during the holiday season. Often times, however, you personally may be welcoming a friend or family member who will benefit from some accommodations. In the second part of our holiday blog series, we discuss visitability. While some visitors will…

Traveling Safely This Holiday Season

Traveling Safely This Holiday Season

This week marks the start of the hustle and bustle of holiday travel season. Time spent with family and friends is an important part of our lives. In this first part of our two-part holiday/winter blog, we will be talking about special considerations while traveling throughout the season as Thanksgiving approaches. We hope that our…

Aging In Place & Home Modifications: Trust the Experts

Aging In Place & Home Modifications: Trust the Experts

When it comes time to choose a company to help you or your loved one’s age in place, you will want to choose wisely. A general contractor, while being extremely talented in their world of new construction and major renovations, may not bring with them a true understanding of the needs and desires of those…

Choosing a Wheelchair Ramp for Your Home

Choosing a Wheelchair Ramp for Your Home

Here at Oakley Home Access we field a lot of questions from homeowners when they must weigh their options for a wheelchair ramp at their home. The most popular question that we receive is “Should I consider constructing a wooden ramp or would it be better to install an aluminum ramp?” We always encourage an…

The Ease of the Vertical Platform Lift: Aging In Place With a View

The Ease of the Vertical Platform Lift: Aging In Place With a View

If you or a loved one are one of the many people who rely on a wheelchair to help with mobility issues, a vertical platform lift can be an invaluable tool for Aging In Place. Vertical Platform Lifts (VPLs) are usually installed outside or in a garage to help users gain accessibility to otherwise inaccessible…

Oakley Home Access: Complete Home Accessibility & Aging In Place Specialists

Oakley Home Access: Complete Home Accessibility & Aging In Place Specialists

Oakley Home Access assists a wide array of clients in Rhode Island and Massachusetts ranging from children with mobility impairments to older individuals who strive to age in place. Oakley Home Access provides a variety of home safety and accessibility equipment that provides minimally invasive solutions to maximize mobility in every room of the home.…