Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security HearingWednesday, January 26, 2022 at 11 am (Virtual Hearing). We are looking for individuals and organizations to: Testify in support of the bills at the virtual hearing on 1/11/22 at 11am. Sign up to testify at the hearing Email written testimony supporting the bills to JCPSHS@malegislature.gov BILL… Continue reading Testimony Needed
The pictures show ramps and a lift added to homes or small apartment buildings. Some were built with professionals, and others were community projects. These ramps show that accessibility is not rocket science, and should not be considered an unachievable barrier, especially during renovations!
by Carol Steinberg in The Boston Globe on May 3, 2021 I was quite impressed with the ideas presented in The Longevity Hub about ways for people to age well in their communities (Opinion, April 26). Clearly, 2Life Communities, Carehaus, and the Green House Project are implementing visionary ideas about how we can live full… Continue reading Visionary ideas for senior living are great, but Mass. needs to act on making individual homes adaptable
By Patrick Downes and Carol Steinberg May 29, 2020 for CommonWealth Magazine NEVER IN OUR lifetime have we witnessed a disease that has devastated lives across the globe the way COVID-19 has. No family, no individual has been left untouched. But, we can all agree that the brunt of this pandemic falls more heavily on… Continue reading COVID-19 poses unnecessary risk for people with disabilities
A shelf next to the door, no step entrances, wide doorways and handles instead of a knob are all features that benefit everyone. Being able to roll under the stove and the sink do not affect a kitchen’s usability, and are not expensive. It’s way past time to simply build in the features that mean… Continue reading Accessible Apartment
Visit Instagram! What is it? Why does it matter? How can you help? You can help support the disability community today. What is Adaptable Housing MA? It is not required that all renovated Massachusetts buildings be equipped with bracing for grab bars and wider doorways. Adding these safety features during renovation makes residences accessible with… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About The Adaptable Housing MA Act