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The Portland Oregonian

Disability retrofit: Big task, but help’s out there

Remodeling a home can be daunting even under ideal circumstances. But combined with the stress of a sudden injury, the need to care for an aging family member or sensory loss due to a disease, the prospect of a big retrofitting project can be overwhelming. Insurance rarely covers everything, so decisions on which changes are crucial and which can wait will have to be made — and often, made quickly.