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13 Little Updates to Make Your Home Low-vision Friendly

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Man changing lightbulb
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turning on lamp
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Light Up the Place


close up of man's hands changing lightbulbs to energy efficient ones
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Change Your Bulbs


High Angle View of Stairs with Yellow and Black Striped Tape
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Add Contrast With Tape


throw rug in bright bedroom
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Toss Your Throw Rugs (or at Least Secure Them)


minimalist kitchen counter
Marcin Galusz

Go Minimal in Certain Rooms


coffee set up, seen from above
Tyler Nix

Set Up Workstations


large computer monitor on desk
Jessy Smith

Upgrade Your Computer Monitor


curtains and plant in window
Eduard Militaru

Hang Up Curtains or Blinds in Really Bright Rooms


woman sitting down in front of TV
John Tuesday

Move the TV Closer


couches with plain covers
Dan Gold

Put a Solid Cover on Your Patterned Couch


Amazon Echo
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Install a Voice-activated Assistant


Solar Powered Lanterns Along Path leading to house
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Create a Lighted Runway to the Front Door


Pair of hands holding two sides of Velcro
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Add Tactile Markers to Dials, Buttons, and Controls


Jerilyn Covert

Jerilyn Covert

Jerilyn Covert is a writer, editor, and copy editor with 15 years of publishing experience. She’s written hundreds of articles for Men’s Health (where she was an editor for more than 10 years), Women’s Health, Runner’s World, ONE37pm, Whiskey Advocate, Silver Sneakers, and many more. She’s insatiably curious and loves interviewing people who know a lot more than she does. She shares their insights and advice so others can use them to improve their lives.