By Martie Cruz
If you're fortunate enough to have a long weekend coming up, what are your plans? Quick getaway? Shopping the sales? Chopping down a cherry tree?
If you have an older loved one in your life, might we make a suggestion? A long weekend is a great time to tackle some home safety projects for them. Whether you have specific concerns (e.g. a rug they keep tripping on,), or simply want to protect them against an unexpected hazard, periodically assessing an older adult's home for potential risks is key to their successful aging in place.
Here are some common risks, as well as the simple, inexpensive modifications you can make this weekend to help avoid them:
For more information about helping older adults successfully age in place, please contact us.
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