Aug 23, 2018 by Garrett Sullivan
You have likely heard that vision loss and eye diseases are common in the elderly community. It is true, and you have likely seen a lot of senior wearing vision assisting devices such as glasses. If your loved one has any type of vision loss, he or she may be worried that he or she cannot live independently. Fortunately, home care providers say that they can, especially when the home adaptions needed are completed.
Home care teams warn that falls are a risk within the senior community, which means that the home needs to be equipped with devices to ensure stability and that the home needs to be free from any clear risks. Falls can land a senior in the hospital and have serious effects on their overall health.
Below, our home care providers will go over some simple and easy home adaptions you can make to ensure your senior’s home is safe for them.
If you would like to schedule services from our home care team or you would like to have a fall risk assessment performed in their home, do not hesitate to call Comfort Keepers at your earliest convenience.