Safety in the Home
As we age, our senses mobility begin to decline, making it more difficult to stretch, lift and bend. Our judgment and reaction time also slow. These normal changes in perception, physical ability and judgment make us more prone to accidents. A simple fall can become a serious, disabling injury that limits independence — but simple precautions and adjustments can help ensure a safe, accident-free home.
The following checklist contains effortless solutions that can help evaluate the safety of your home and habits.