Whether the changes are as simple
as a new cutting board or as
complex as a new floor plan, every
alteration helps to keep the kitchen
the hub of the home, so everyone
can gather and participate.
Need more ideas? Visit a few
of these places:
•;Fall Prevention Center for
.org, offers consumers a
of resources such as a
National Directory of Home
Modification and Repair
•;Abilities OT Services and
provides consulting services
for home modifications,
home safety, transition
planning and more.
If money is a barrier, you may
qualify for a grant or a low- or
no-interest loan through your
state’s disability services office.
For example, Massachusetts
provides a Home Modification
Loan Program that offers $1,000
to $30,000 for improvements
related to functional limitations.
Many other states provide
Shellie Terry Benson is a freelance
health writer in southern Florida.
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