Nearly 90% of people age 65 and over want to stay in their family home as they age, according to an AARP study. However, aging in place requires safeguarding homes for seniors to prevent any unnecessary accidents, fatigue or stress.
Use this safety checklist to help make your home as safe as possible for your parents or senior loved ones during this time:
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Remaining in a familiar environment can play a positive role in your happiness and health. Take a few precautions to safeguard your home, so you and your loved ones can enjoy it longer.
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