Taking preventive steps to help reduce the risks of injuries sustained from falls and slips can improve a senior’s quality of life. Aging adults can make accommodations to their home by age proofing their home to minimize future in-home accidents. Age-proofing a home isn’t about remodeling the entire house. Safety updates can be as simple as eliminating clutter or installing new light bulbs. Although purchasing a fire extinguisher, buying a new bed, or paying contractors to install handrails or an in-home elevator may all require spending some money however, these costs are helpful investments to ensure a senior’s safety and quality of life. This infographic published by Easy Climber, provides a home improvement checklist to the aging population to help make aging in place safer.
Easy Climber is part of one of the country’s largest home remodeling companies, an organization dedicated to providing products and services that enable seniors to successfully age in place.