Posts Tagged ‘aging in place’

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…

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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…

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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…

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Rhode Island Home Modification Funding Sources

Once Oakley Home Access does our home assessment and determines the proper modifications for each individual person, the question we are asked most frequently is, “How can we pay for these modifications?” Thankfully there are several different funding sources for most people to consider if they are not able to pay out of pocket. Home modifications and…

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Safety and Convenience: Tub Transfer Bench

One of the simplest tools that we offer to greatly increase bath safety is the tub transfer bench. This tool improves access to a tub or shower without making permanent changes to a bathroom while significantly reducing fall risk. One of the most dangerous transfer an individual performs in a day is getting into and out of…

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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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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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