Blog

Client Story: Bedroom Safety

  This client was having difficulty with safety issues in her bedroom. She had a gorgeous, high bed with a luxurious soft pillow top. Unfortunately this combination made the bed too high for her to get safely in and out of. While the logical solution would have been for the client to get a new, …

Client Story: Move vs. Stay

  A 92 year old women fell in her backyard on her return from the grocery store. This fall resulted in a fractured left hip which sent her to the hospital with weeks of rehab and recovery. She is making good progress, but this unleashed a torrent of emotions and reactions.    “I don’t want …

Client Story: Kitchen Safety

An older gentleman was struggling with the early stages of Alzheimer’s. Safety was the family’s number one concern, particularly in the kitchen. Because the client had previously forgotten to turn off the kitchen faucet after washing up, we installed a faucet with a motion detector feature. We also designed a way to restrict access to …

Client Story: Bathroom Safety

Our client was a woman suffering from severe rheumatoid arthritis. Although she lived with her sister in a somewhat wheelchair friendly high-rise, her bathroom was incompatible with her condition. Her bathroom was the biggest barrier to her independence and after much discussion, we decided that an entire gut remodel was required. The doorway was too …

Client Story: Fall Prevention

Deteriorating sight issues were jeopardizing this client’s safety and resulted in an increase in falls, particularly on the stairs in his home. Replacing, repositioning, and extending the stair railings inside and outside his home made it dramatically easier for him to get himself up and down the stairs without assistance.  We modified the existing high …