Safety for Seniors Begins at Home
October 10, 2017
It's true that with advancements in health people are living longer than ever before. Many seniors today are living active, robust lives.
As we get older our bodies change. We move a little slower, don't see quite as well and our bodies begin to lose some of the core strength needed to maintain balance. Combined, these changes can lead to accidents such as falls, breaks and sprains. Safety for seniors is important and there are plenty of things you can do now so you can continue to live a healthy and active lifestyle for a very long time.
So you can continue to enjoy the independence of living in your own home, start this by walking through your home looking for potential area that are or could become a safety hazard. Pay attention to things such as stairs, loose electrical cords, slippery areas (particularly the bathroom), and dimly lit areas. Although accidents are unintentional, there are still many things you can do to prevent them from occurring and promote seniors' safety.
Stay active and live life on your terms. To ensure things remain that way, take necessary steps now to ensure you've minimize as many potential risks as possible. And know that ADT products and services are here to help.
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