10 Fall Prevention Safety Tips for Seniors

Reduce your risk of falling inside your home by:

  1. Making sure banisters on staircases are secure
  2. Placing handrails on both sides of all staircases
  3. Removing or securing rugs with double-sided tape or non-skid pads
  4. Removing soap buildup on the bathtub and shower floors
  5. Keeping cooking gear and clothing within reach
  6. Replacing low-watt lightbulbs with brighter ones and raise shades and open curtains
  7. Removing plants and furniture (and other obstacles) that are in high-traffic areas
  8. Getting annual eye exams
  9. Wearing shoes with non-slip soles
  10. Talking to your doctor if your medication makes you dizzy

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