Fours Ways to Prevent a Fall at Home

As we continue to age, the risk of falling increases. According to the CDC, one out of four seniors over the age of 65 experience a fall at home and of those, only have report that they experienced a fall to their doctor. Because falling as a senior can leave serious injuries, Visiting Angels of Punta Gorda share four ways you can prevent a fall from happening in your home.

The most important things to keep in mind when at home include:

  • Removing all safety hazards
  • Properly light your home
  • Carefully plan your day
  • Wear proper non-slip footwear

You can learn more about each point by reading Visiting Angels Punta Gorda’s article: https://www.visitingangels.com/puntagorda/four-ways-to-prevent-a-fall-at-home-weekly-message_4175.