Spending your golden years in the home where you’ve lived for decades may seem like a more comfortable choice than moving into a retirement community. But in the average home, seniors have to contend with the risks of falling and potentially hurting themselves. As a homeowner, you’ll need to prepare accordingly. If you plan to age in place and you’re thinking about fall prevention, these resources from KYKX 105.7 will help you modify your home, find a supportive caregiver, and make healthy choices to lower your chances of falling.
How to Modify Your Home
Address any fall hazards in your home with these accessible design tips.
When It’s Time for In-Home Care
Sometimes, in-home care is a key component of fall prevention.
Changing Your Lifestyle
Prioritizing your physical and mental health can reduce your risk of falling.
Fall prevention is an important issue for all seniors — even healthy people could suffer a fall as they grow older. But you do not necessarily have to relocate to a senior community out of fear of falling. With these resources, you can create a plan for aging in place that will help you avoid falling in your own home.