Tips and Tricks for Staying Safe

How to Avoid Tripping and Falling in the Home:

  • Removing or securing all carpets and area rugs with double-sided tape
  • Rearranging all cords so that they are out of the walkway
  • Installing non-skid strips in the tub or shower
  • Installing comfort height toilet to simplify the raising and lowering movement
  • Install handrails along both sides of all stairs
  • Install shower seats
  • Creating floor level entries to tubs and toilets
  • Adjust the Dexterity and Diminished Strength of Your Hands
  • Replacing doorknobs and plumbing fixtures with lever handles
  • Replacing faucets with single lever faucets
  • Installing easy-to-grasp handles on drawers & cabinet doors