Modifying Home Environment for Sensory Loss

Short description:

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. 

Type of publication:

Good practises

Date of publication:



Jack L. Bowersox

Publishing organization:

Senior Resource Alliance



Long description:

Tips for modifying home environment for the following sense:

- Vision

- Hearing 

- Touch

Copyright information:

import from Sensage project