Friday, August 26, 2016

Learn how to "fall proof" your home!

Fall Proofing Your Home

Simple Changes for Home Safety

Six out of every 10 falls happen at home, where we spend much of our time and tend to move around without thinking about our safety. Many falls could be prevented by making simple changes in your living areas, as well as personal and lifestyle changes.
Take steps to "fall proof" your home, both inside and outdoors. To make your home safer, you can
  • remove or avoid safety hazards
  • improve lighting
  • install handrails and grab bars
  • move items to make them easier to reach.

Friday, August 19, 2016