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Getting Creative: Lack of Assistive Equipment

Do you have any recent experiences of having to get creative when there is a lack of assistive equipment, or your circumstances don't allow you to access the equipment that you could use?

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  1. If you want to increase the height of your furniture or bed to easily sit down and get up. Cut some high density styrofoam in 5 inch by 5 inch squares. Then stack them and wrap them in cellophane so they do not come undone. Then finally place them under the furnitures legs to increase its height. It is cheap, easily available and gets the job done.

    1. There are also a lot of hard plastic risers that can be found on Amazon or even in stores like Walmart to help aide in raising the level of something. You can usually find them near the home goods section or where they have moving supplies! -Jennifer Contributor

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