Retirement is a glorious time for kicking back, having fun, and doing all the things you’ve never had time to do as a working adult. However, in order to keep the good times going, it’s also important to set yourself up for preventing injuries. Senior safety in the home is especially important, given that seniors over 65 account for 71% of home product-related deaths per year, with falls being by far the most common cause.
If you’re planning to age in place, it’s well worth investing in some key safety products for seniors. If you opt for a senior living community, you’ll find many of these top safety features already built in. Here’s an essential home safety for seniors checklist.
Here are some things to consider in making your home safer (and giving you and your loved ones greater peace of mind):
Chapel Pointe is a faith-based continuing care retirement community committed to serving and enhancing the quality of life for people aged 62+ in Central Pennsylvania. We’re honored that our greater community sees the servant-heart of our nonprofit organization and consistently selects Chapel Pointe as “The Best of Cumberland County.” Learn more about our exciting options for independent living. Contact us to learn more about our community and general information about pricing and financing.
Since the beginning, our team's mission has been to ensure that every resident is treated with love and the utmost respect. Experiencing our core values—trust, integrity, faith, service, and innovation—lived out every day at Chapel Pointe reassures seniors that they are making the right decision by welcoming us into their lives.
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