Posts Tagged ‘rhode island’

Bathroom Safety Updates from Oakley Home Access

One of the most dangerous areas of the home for older adults is in the bathroom. Many factors lead into this data, but research shows that making modifications to your bathroom can greatly reduce the risk of falls. Oakley Home Access specializes in conservative, affordable, and efficient bathroom modifications, and in this month’s blog we…

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Our Year at Oakley Home Access

It is hard to believe that another year is coming to a close. This year was an exciting return to a sense of normalcy for us here at Oakley Home Access. After several years of being apart, we got to meet in person with our community partners, see our clients’ faces without a mask, and…

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Prepare Now For Winter

One of the largest benefits to our aluminum modular ramp systems is the minimal maintenance required. With that in mind, there are certain preparations you can make to ensure optimal performance of your ramp during the winter months. All of our installations come with written and clear instructions for caring for your ramp! In todays…

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The Showroom At Oakley Home Access

When the Oakley Home Access team conceptualized our Showroom, we knew we wanted it to be a welcoming place. A place where seniors, those with special needs, and caregivers could come and both learn about the services and products we offer and try them out to increase their comfort and confidence in using them in…

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RI Livable Home Modification Grant Application Process

The RI Livable Home Modification Grant reimburses 50% of the cost of modifying homes, up to a total of $5000.  Home modification can enable homeowners or renters with disabilities or mobility issues to remain in their own homes safely and avoid relocation to costly long-term care facilities. Eligibility requirements are very generous; they are spelled out in the…

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SuperPole: Helping to Prevent Falls

Oakley Home Access’s mission is to help older adults and those with mobility impairments age in place, increase accessibility, and prevent falls. Fall Prevention Week is a wonderful time to showcase one of our most commonly installed items, the SuperPole, a tool that can help prevent falls and increase stability.  What Is The SuperPole? The…

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Our Showroom: Helping Our Community Choose Aging in Place Tools

The Oakley Home Access team is happy to see more places opening up as pandemic restrictions ease. During those restrictions, we kept our showroom open and available for clients throughout the year while maintaining strict precautions. For those that may have delayed coming in to see the items that we have on display, we invite…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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