Keeping Safe As We Enjoy The Summer Outdoors

Keeping Safe As We Enjoy The Summer Outdoors

As we transition to Summer and Covid 19 guidelines ease, more and more people will be heading outdoors to enjoy spending time with friends and family. This is a momentous step forward after the past year of staying home and minimizing contact. One of the things that has been noticed in the medical community is…

Providence Journal Readers’ Choice Awards

Providence Journal Readers’ Choice Awards

Each year, the Providence Journal invites its readers to nominate their favorite companies for their Readers’ Choice Awards. This distinction allows the community to learn more about the companies that call our area home and provide outstanding service to patrons. Oakley Home Access was honored to come in third in the Providence Journal Readers Choice awards…

April is Occupational Therapy Month By Alex DeNoncour

April is Occupational Therapy Month By Alex DeNoncour

Why Does Oakley Home Access utilize Occupational Therapists for our Free Home Safety Assessments? This is a question I get on a near daily basis from my clients. In fact, it’s often a question I get from my family and friends as well. The majority of people picture an occupational therapist in scrubs, working at…

Massachusetts Livable Home Modification Grant Needs Your Support

Massachusetts Livable Home Modification Grant Needs Your Support

Oakley Home Access is proud to support Massachusetts State Representative Carol Doherty (3rd Bristol County) who has created Bill HD.2507 asking the Commonwealth to establish a Livable Home Modification Grant Program.  This Grant Program, if approved and funded, will serve to assist qualifying mobility-impaired Massachusetts residents obtain funding for necessary modifications and equipment that will…

Home Modification Funding Options

Home Modification Funding Options

It has been some time since we updated our blog on funding options for those who need home modifications. Once Oakley Home Access performs our Free Home Safety Assessment to determine the proper modifications for each individual, we are often asked about funding to make these modifications a reality. There are several different funding options…

Oakley Home Access: A Season of Gratitude

Oakley Home Access: A Season of Gratitude

As the end of 2020 approaches, we reflect on the past year. While it was filled with unexpected challenges for the Oakley Home Access team and our clients, it was also filled with opportunities, new ways of doing business, and new ways of connecting with our families and friends. Throughout these unprecedented times, we counted…

Celebrating The Holidays Safely

Celebrating The Holidays Safely

As we navigate a very different holiday season than we are normally used to, we are taking some time to share tips and resources that will help to make a socially distanced holiday easier for seniors and high risk groups. We understand how important it is to connect with family and friends and how difficult…

Traveling With Mobility Issues

Traveling With Mobility Issues

As we approach the holiday season, we are expanding on our Visitability blog with some quick tips for those who have mobility issues who will be traveling over the holidays. We all enjoy getting away for a much needed vacation or visit to our loved ones, but when you have special requirements, planning ahead is…

Visitability & Adapting Your Home For Visitors

Visitability & Adapting Your Home For Visitors

With the holidays approaching, many of us will be opening our homes to friends and family. Of course some visitors will effortlessly be able to enter and navigate a standard home with multiple steps to enter & stairs to common areas. Many visitors, for a wide variety of reasons, have trouble climbing steps or utilize…

Long-Term Care Policies and Home Modification Funding

Long-Term Care Policies and Home Modification Funding

One of the most frequent questions that we are asked regards how to pay for home modifications. We have covered several options that are available in previous blogs, but one of the more overlooked options is the Long-Term Care Policy. Long-Term Care policies are often erroneously referred to as ‘Nursing Home Insurance’ and though they will…