Safety Archives - Aging in Place

Slip & Fall Accident Prevention

advertisement   Safeguarding you or an elderly loved one against slip & fall accidents should be on your list when trying to help a senior age in place. After all, without preventing falls your independence may be at risk. While many people think it won’t happen to them, they’ll just “be careful,” think about this: More than 1 in 3 seniors age 65 or older fall each … [Read more...]

Slip & Fall Accidents

  People don’t just fall because they become elderly. There are many factors involved. A slip & fall accident may seem unlikely to happen, but slip and fall accidents can occur at any age in any home with a higher risk for the elderly (and seniors aging in place). In fact, 1 in 3 adults age 65 and older fall each year, reports the Center for Disease Control and … [Read more...]