Livable Homes and Communities

Learn how to choose a livable community, what you can do in your community to stay safe, and how to make a community more “vision friendly.” 

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Checklists for Home Accessibility

Part of deciding where to live is determining if your future home or apartment is safe and accessible. Use the checklists in this section to evaluate your future –or even […]

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Renting or Purchasing a Home

Renting or purchasing a home can be a difficult task. This series of articles reviews the steps and considerations for a person who is blind or low vision.

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SiteWise™: Super Suggestions for Making Communities Vision Friendly

by Anne Riddering, OTR/L, CLVT, COMS Development of SiteWise™ A few years ago, Henry Ford Health System’s Vision and Neuro Rehabilitation Center of Michigan developed a program called SiteWise™ in response to older […]

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Choosing a Livable Community

Your home is easy to change, but you may wonder about your neighborhood. Most likely, your community has many features you may not have noticed before to help you get […]

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Staying Safe in Your Community if You Are Blind or Low Vision

Your neighborhood is, in many ways, an extension of your home. Living independently means being able to travel within your community and utilize its resources safely and with confidence. If […]

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