Last Updated on June 20, 2013
Did you know that about two-thirds of falls among seniors occur in the home? As a person ages, his or her mobility naturally decreases due to impaired balance and coordination. However, there are a few precautionary measures you can take to ensure that your home is safe for seniors. For example, removing clutter is important to reduce the risk of tripping, and throw rugs should also be removed or secured with a nonstick pad.
Get more helpful tips on improving the safety of your home by watching this video. This expert recommends installing chair lifts and making some modifications to the bathroom.