It is common for someone with arthritis to have difficulty with tasks that may require muscle use, reaching or heavy lifting. When addressing safety risks specific to arthritis it’s important to be aware of low toilet heights, unsafe or uneven staircases, inaccessible cabinets, difficult to turn knobs or lack of grab bars.
Home modifications can be a great solution for those with arthritis and wish to stay in their home as they age. All modifications can ease symptoms of arthritis, especially when experiencing diminished grasp patterns or impaired mobility.
Top modifications to consider:
• Lever Style Door Handles
• Hand Railings
• Power Lift Assist Recliners