Fall prevention checklist for older adults
There is a startling statistic that has to do with deadly falls — it kills more elderly adults than all diseases combined.
Here are nine tips to prevent falls:
- Clean up clutter
- Repair or remove tripping hazards
- Install grab bars and handrails
- Avoid wearing loose clothing
- Light it up
- Wear shoes
- Make it nonslip
- Live on one level
- Move more carefully
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