For caregivers of elderly family members living in their home, or children of senior parents living alone, safety can be a big concern. With the advancement of age comes the increased risk of accidents. Did you know injuries sustained from falling are among the leading causes of fatalities in people over 65? Luckily there are things you can do to limit the chances of a fall from happening by putting some safety precautions in place. The following is a list of 25 home safety tips to help provide a safe environment for anyone, including those who are elderly, disabled, or have dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.
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Another element of safety you can provide for your loved one is to bring in a home care provider. MAS Home Care, a leader in Maine home care, New Hampshire home care, Rhode Island home care, and Massachusetts home care can send highly qualified and compassionate professionals to your home. These caregivers can check for safety issues and provide a watchful eye. They can also help with tasks they may otherwise be difficult for that person to perform on their own. Caregivers can help with personal hygiene, household chores, meal preparation, transportation, and administering medicine.
If you are interested in obtaining safe home care services, please call MAS Home Care today for a consultation.