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.
Type of publication:Good practises
Date of publication:01/01/2014
Author(s):Jack L. Bowersox
Publishing organization:Senior Resource Alliance
Tips for modifying home environment for the following sense: