Living at Home: Living at Home reminds winter and aging brings increased risk of falls
As winter settles in around us, we turn more of our attention to the weather outside. We watch road reports to see how or if we should drive. We watch the thermometer to see how to dress. We sprinkle salt or sand on our sidewalks in hopes of avoiding a fall.
Avoiding a fall is not only an outside winter issue to watch for. In my last column I talked about planning ahead and touched a bit on modifying your home to avoid falls.
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