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8 Ways to Prevent Falls at Home

8 Ways to Prevent Falls at Home

Posted On: September 11, 2020 by CarePro Health Services in: Age In Place, Falls, Health, Mobility

  As an individual ages, their risk for at-home injuries increases. Rather than waiting for a fall and then taking proper measures, prepare beforehand to prevent the falls from happening in the first place. Keep reading to find out how you can prevent you or your loved one from falling at home.  1. Analyze Your Home  The first step towards fall prevention is doing a walk-through and assessing your current home situation. Keep your eye out for anything that could lead to a fall, such as exposed wires, easily moved rugs, dim lighting and more. Make the paths from room to room clear, bright and easy to access.  2. Wear the Right Shoes  Wearing slip resistant shoes is a great way to avoid slipping as well as reduce joint pain. If you find yourself wearing slippery socks, floppy shoes or shoes with slick soles, now’s a great time to switch them out for something safer.  3.
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