Just because you have a medical alert doesn’t mean you want to use it.
The best way to stay healthy and be able to live in your own home is to avoid getting hurt. Your home is full of danger areas, especially as you age.
In 2008, according to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control, almost 250,000 adults were injured in the bathroom. Two-thirds of these injuries take place in the tub or shower, and the elderly are injured at disproportionate rates.
Click to find out how to make your bathroom safer.
The kitchen isn’t exactly empty of possible problems, either.
Click for ideas on how to make your kitchen safer.
Photo credits: Bathroom by ashleytheartist2002 via Flickr