Ensuring Home Safety

Now that winter season has finally arrived, it is time that we all consider home safety. According to the CDC, unintentional injuries such as falls, slips and trips are the leading causes of death for elderly people. As a matter of fact, fall is the major cause of brain injury at home.

Here are some tips on how to ensure that your loved ones are safe from slips, trips and falls around their home.

–          Be aware of liquid spills. Make sure to wipe them clean immediately.

–          Avoid using throw rugs and scatter mats.

–          Make sure pieces of furniture are adjusted in order to create open walkways.

For more tips, click here.

. January 26, 2015