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Step Up Your Stair Safety Game To Prevent Falls For Seniors

Life Care Mobility
Publication date:
April 19, 2023
Article Summary: 

The article emphasizes the importance of stair safety for seniors and provides tips to prevent falls on stairs. It highlights that falls on stairs are a significant risk for older adults and can lead to severe injuries. The article recommends several measures to enhance stair safety, including installing handrails on both sides of the staircase, ensuring proper lighting, keeping the stairs clear of clutter, and using non-slip treads or carpeting. It also suggests considering stairlifts as a safe and convenient solution for individuals with mobility challenges. The article emphasizes the role of regular maintenance and inspections to identify potential hazards and address them promptly. By implementing these stair safety measures, caregivers and seniors can reduce the risk of falls and create a safer home environment.


stair safety, falls, seniors, prevention, handrails, lighting, clutter, non-slip treads, carpeting, stairlifts, mobility challenges, maintenance, inspections, home environment, caregivers.

Source Citation: 
Life Care Mobility
Step Up Your Stair Safety Game To Prevent Falls For Seniors
April 19, 2023
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