Care Giving Blog

8 Tips for Keeping You Safe at Home

Our home is our castle, our island oasis when the outside world is too busy, it’s our safety net and our comfort zone. But thinking about it, how safe are we in our own homes? Especially if we’re older? National home injury statistics show that falls in the home are a serious public health problem, with nearly 5.1 million Americans injured by falls in and around the home each year. With a little planning and modifications, your home can easily be adapted for safety, keeping it as your castle, island oasis and your comfort zone.