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Home safety and mobility can be improved through simple modifications and more substantial structural changes to the home. Check out the resources below.

 


 Resources for Home Safety

 

Home Safety

Simple changes to your home can make activites easier, improve your health and wellness, and reduce your chances of falling. Examples include removing trip hazards, adding supports such as handrails or installing better lighting.

Check for Safety: A Home Fall Prevention Checklist

Home Safety Fact Sheet

Adminstration on Aging and American Occupational Therapy Association

Home Modifications

Structural changes to the home that can improve safety and mobility. Excellent information has been compiled by AARP, The Hartford Center and The University of Southern California. 

 

AARP Home Fit Guide

Hartford Center remodeling guide for universal design

USC Fall Prevention Center of Excellence

 

  

Last Updated: 6/3/20