Easy Things to Make-- to Make Things Easy: Simple Do-it-yourself Home Modifications for Older People and Others with Physical Limitations
The newest addition to Dr. Greenstein's practical how-to-do-it series for individuals with physical limitations (see Backyards & Butterflies on page 20). This delightfully illustrated, large-print format book is filled with suggestions to make life easier, safer, and more enjoyable for older people and others with physical limitations. Included are low-cost modification ideas for the home environment, ways to make daily activities more enjoyable, and important information for caregivers. All the adaptations described can be made easily and inexpensively, using common materials. Specific activities range from gardening with one hand to making a kitchen sink wheelchair-accessible.
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