Daily Archives: August 10, 2020

Senior Living Home Safety Checklist

Many old Americans prefer living at home to an assisted living facility or care home, but it does pose some safety risks. Seniors are more likely to be targeted by criminals, as well as have an increased risk of falls, burns, and even poisoning. In this article, we’ll go over some of the best tips for preserving seniors’ safety. Emergency Contacts Emergency numbers should be kept in a highly visible position and written in large font in case eyesight becomes an issue. Seniors safety can be increased if emergency services are easy to access. Here is a list of important emergency numbers: 911 Poison Control – 1-800-222-1222 Nearby next of kin like a family member or friend Contact information of the resident’s primary care doctor Home Safety Organizing a residence the right way can go a long way to increasing Read More +