Prevent Falls in Your Home This Coming Winter

Medical director Dr. Judith Black, M.D. offers tips on how homeowners and caregivers can protect their elderly loved ones from falling accidents inside the house, especially this coming winter. She suggests that throw rugs should be avoided or properly taped down on the ground to prevent seniors from slipping on them. Also, sufficient lighting should be installed to allow them to see where they’re going clearly and they should participate in exercise programs to stay active and in shape.

Click here to watch a 2-minute video on how homeowners can promote safety in their homes this coming winter.