5 Simple Tips for Making the Home Environment Safe for Seniors:
1. Make sure there is good lighting, especially on the stairs
2. Install a nightlight near the bed
3. Keep the floor free of clutter
4. Put non-slip mats under slippery rugs, on stair landings, and in the bathroom
5. Install handrails or grab bars if seniors have difficulty walking
These 5 simple steps will go a long way in creating a safer living environment for seniors, and will help prevent unnecessary falls and injuries.