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Jun 17 2013

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Home Lighting for Safety

Lighting is one of the key components to living safely in your home. This becomes an even more important idea if you have a vision loss or mobility impairment. Below are some resources and ideas to consider when deciding what features are important in home lighting. As always, IPAT is here to help make assistive technology recommendations specific to the individual and the environment, just give us a call or send an email.

American Foundation for the Blind

 

 

 

AFB has shared an article with five principles to consider that include placement and also talking about the important concept of color contrasts:

Adapting your Home

American Association of Retired Persons

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In this article AARP talks about home safety with lighting in mind with emphasis on specific area of the house:

Lighting Your Home for Safety

enLIGHTenment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

enLIGHTenment provides valuable information about how vision changes over time for individuals and how you can make changes to help:

Brightening the Home for Seniors

 

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