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Monday, September 9, 2013

Environmental Adaptations Can Clear the Way

article source: National MS Society

Don’t let your environment interfere with your mobility, safety, and productivity. Even fairly simple changes to your home and work space can help you conserve energy, be more efficient in your daily tasks, and avoid dangerous falls. Learn about the benefits of universal design and get some helpful tips for getting rid of clutter. Adapting the environment to meet your needs is an important step toward maximizing function and independence.
  • At Home with MS: Adapting Your Environment (.pdf)
    Design your environment with accessibility, ease of use, energy conservation, safety, and style in mind
  • Friendly Living Spaces (.pdf)
    A dream house is a centerpiece of the American dream. Some Americans are keeping the realities of MS from intruding on their dream homes through Universal Design.
  • Make Your Bathroom Safer and Easier to Use
    The bathroom is often a small space, not designed for sitting, wheelchair access or special equipment you may need. Discover products and alterations that can make the “smallest room in the house” safer and more accessible.

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