Safety is the number one priority for seniors who live independently. Aging in place brings with it some mental and physical changes, often requiring special safety modifications around the home. For instance, when a senior has limited range of motion, previously simple tasks like getting in and out of a bathtub can pose significant dangers. Implementing some simple home safety modifications is a great way to keep a senior loved one safe, while enjoying peace of mind knowing an older adult’s home is senior-friendly.
Here are a few safety modification ideas to get you started:
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The American Recall Center provided the above graphic. Since June is National Safety Month, they’ve made it their mission to educate and encourage safe behavior with hopes to help prevent slips, trips, and falls. Please visit www.recallcenter.com/prevent-slips-trips-falls for more information![gravityform id=”2″ name=”For More Information” description=”false”]