Modifying Home Environment for Sensory Loss

As individuals age, it is common to experience changes in sensory perceptions—vision, hearing, smell, etc. Modifying one’s home environment to compensate for sensory loss can assist the older adult in maximizing their independence and ability to age in place. First, it is important to understand how the environment is perceived and negotiated by the older person. 

Tips for modifying home environment for the following sense:

- Vision
- Hearing 
- Touch

Date: 01/01/2014
Author: Jack L. Bowersox
Organization: Senior Resource Alliance
Reference: http://www.seniorresourcealliance.org/information/housing/modifying-home-environment-for-sensory-loss/
Only for Members: No
Content type: Good practises
Tags: rehabilitation, quality of life, hearing impaired, sensory disabilities, visual, best practices, wellbeing, low vision, visually impaired, senior generation, hearing loss
Categories: Overall support