How to Prevent Slips and Falls in Your Parent’s HomeBarry Smith
Falling is the biggest concern for seniors and their loved ones. However there are ways to help prevent falls both inside and outside the home. Although slips and falls are hazardous to aging adults, with a little preparation and a few simple home modifications, you can help keep your parents safe by preventing falls in your parents’ home.
When your parent(s) begin to age, a major concern about their health is the possibility of a dangerous slip or fall in their home. One in three adults over 65 falls each year, and the resulting health problems can range in severity from minor scrapes and bruises to hip fractures or head trauma. Luckily, slips and falls are largely preventable. Here are a few tips on how to prevent falls in aging adults.