3 Effective Ways to Prevent Falls: Tips for Seniors

 

Falls are an extremely common cause of disability among seniors. Fortunately, there are several steps you can take to prevent falls, so you can spend your golden years exactly as you intended. Implementing fall-prevention strategies in your home and life will enable you to age-in-place safely and retain your independence for many years to home. Here are 3 important ways to avoid falls in your own home!

 

Ask for Assistance

 

Aging-in-place is much easier when you have people around to provide support and assistance.

 

 

Helpful Home Modifications

 

Home accessibility modifications can help you avoid falls while making your everyday life more comfortable.

 

 

Healthy Lifestyle Habits

 

Keeping yourself healthy can reduce your risk of suffering an injury from a household fall.

 

 

The thought of falling can be scary, but you shouldn’t feel powerless against this threat. Take preventive measures to avoid falls at home. With a few home accessibility modifications, healthy behaviors, and the helping hand of a home care worker, you can enjoy your senior years without worrying about falling.

Written by: Kent Elliot 

www.athomeaging.info

Telephone:  970-639-2773

Fax:  970-639-2400

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