Seat for bathtub/shower – reason: keeps me falling from imbalance
Elevated toilet seat – reason: weakness in legs made getting up from original seat challenging
Raised couch in living room using several 2”x6” under legs – reason: getting up from couch was very difficult
Using an online app to borrow audio books – reason: mobility issues prevented getting to library (aside from the pandemic) and eye deterioration prevents me from reading
Using an online app to order groceries – reason: again mobility issues prevented me from shopping directly
Use to light on my cell as a short term bedside light – reason: find that my balance is particularly bad in the dark
Reorganized my house so that I can function just on one floor – installed a stacking washer/drier on the main floor and moved my freezer and pantry up from the basement – completed last summer (2020) in anticipation of my decline in mobility
Contracted out my house cleaning and property maintenance - Nelson (where I live) is situated on the side of a mountain… now impossible to reach the gardens or mow
Put some of my raised beds in ‘stasis’ by covering them over with black garden cloth, keeping the weeds and grass at bay.
Using a ‘rollator’ to get around within the house and telescoping walking sticks outside.
I am Canadian and live in a small town so some of my ‘hacks’ might not be applicable to you.