Lighthouse Center for Vital Living
Home Accessibility Modification
4505 W Superior St, Duluth, MN, 55807
Distance: 1013 Miles
Adaptations to your home to remove barriers for people with disabilities or age-related concerns. Modifications may include wheelchair ramps, grab bars, door widening, lowering countertops and other changes to make life easier and safer. Work can range from simple changes, like replacing doorknobs with pull handles, to major structural projects such as bathroom re-design.
Helps people with vision loss create adaptations to allow them to stay active at work, or engaged at home and in the community.
They can help you:
* Find ways to use your computer
* Mark your appliances
* Set up organizational systems
* Set up talking devices
* Consider personal emergency management systems
- Free / no cost to eligible clients
- Private pay
- Sliding fee scale
- Blind or visually impaired
- Older adults
- Older adults with disabilities
- Physical disabilities
Individuals and/or family members can contact the Lighthouse directly with the online referral form or by calling (218) 624-4828. Doctors or social service agencies may also make a referral.
8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake and St. Louis counties. Some services are available statewide.
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
- Assistive Technology
- Assistive Technology Products
- Case Management
- Environmental Accessibility Adaptations (EAA) Home Assessment
- Family Counseling
- Family Training
- Independent Living Skills (ILS) Training
- Rehabilitation Therapy
- School to Adult Life Transition
- Specialized Equipment and Supplies
- Support Group - Vision Loss
- Tech for Healthy Aging / Connectivity
- Vision Loss Services
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BH-3000.3545Home Modification Consultation Definition
Programs that identify physical barriers or other problems in the home and recommend suitable adaptations to improve accessibility. In some cases, staff are available to consult with architects and contractors during the planning and construction phases of a home modification project.
LR-6400Orientation and Mobility Training Definition
Programs that help people who are blind or who have visual impairments develop the fundamental spatial concepts and skills that are necessary for maximum mobility and independent living. Instruction focuses on moving safely and purposefully in the school, home or community environment; and usually includes procedures for street crossings, travel in unfamiliar areas, utilization of public transportation, and appropriate use of aids such as sighted guides or canes. Training for persons who want to acquire the skills to be a sighted guide may also be provided.
A disability that is characterized by a combination of hearing and visual impairments.
YF-9000Visual Impairments Definition
Eye, optic nerve or brain malfunctions which prevent affected individuals from seeing normally. Eye disorders that can lead to visual impairments include retinal degeneration, albinism, cataracts, glaucoma, muscular problems that result in visual disturbances, corneal disorders, diabetic retinopathy, congenital disorders and infection.