Making a Multiple Sclerosis Friendly Home

Eliminate clutter in your living space to make your day easier.
Work stations make everyday tasks a breeze.
Move objects that you use the most into easily accessible work zones.
Use Velcro to secure objects in place.
Expandable door hinges provide a few extra inches of clearance for doorways.
Use grab bars in the bathroom for extra stability.
Conserve energy and minimize straining by keeping kitchen items within easy reach during meal prep.
Rubber grips make handling doorknobs easier.
A good fall prevention program involves removing clutter from the floor.
Use contrast to see better and reduce the risk of injury.
Glare is a risk factor that may compromise safety and lead to injuries.
Install handrails in high risk areas for falls like stairways, especially if you have problems with balance.
A woman rides a chair lift up a flight of stairs.

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Reviewed by Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor on Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Multiple Sclerosis: Making an MS Friendly Home

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