As the baby boomer population continues to mature, the number of injuries and deaths caused by falls increase.
While the statistics seem bleak, the good news is that there are preventative measures that older adults and their caretakers can take to avoid falls and injuries. By creating a safe environment, older adults and their families can take the steps necessary to increase safety. The less risk factors present the chances of a fall decrease.
How to Create a Safe Environment for Older Adults
Keeping a safe home environment is key to prevent falls for older adults.. Because most falls occur in the home, it is essential to make a plan to decrease the risk of falling. Follow these tips to make your home a safe environment for you or your loved one.
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