Fall-Proofing your home
With so many falls occurring at home, one must take the precaution in fall-proofing their homes. Many of the falls that occur can be prevented if one took steps to proof both the inside and outside. National Institute of Health Senior Health’s website list some tips and steps to help fall-proof your home:
- remove or avoid safety hazards
- improve lighting
- install handrails and grab bars
- move items to make them easier to reach
There are also tips and videos available on the website for your viewing pleasure.