As we age, our bodies go through changes that affect our health and safety. But it’s important that you don’t feel like you have to hide from people or assume your situation is unusual. It’s normal for older adults to experience some kinds of change, such as slowing down or having more serious health problems. In fact, most changes are expected and common for many older people.
We at Lucky's Home Care would like to inform you of the most important health safety tips so that you can enjoy your golden years safely.
*Use assistance devices and hand railing when using steps.
* Supportive shoes.
* Regular eye examine.
* Drive safely during the day
*Don't rush to answer the phone. Many people fall trying to answer the phone.
*Never put place scatter rugs on the bottom or top of the stairs and tape area rugs.
*Use a special chair in the shower and get a raised toilet seat.
*Make sure you have a carbon monoxide detector.
*Ask your pharmacist to put large-print labels on your medications.
*Never let a stranger in your home when you are alone.
*Talk over offers made by a telephone salesperson with a friend or family member.