Home Safety for Older Adults

Safety tips for in and around a senior's home.

Home Safety Articles

  • 6 Ways to Make Your Loved One's Home More Secure

    To truly protect a residence, you must go beyond basic security measures, such as locking doors and windows. Use these proven tactics to reduce the risk of a break-in.

  • How To Make a Home Safer for a Person with Alzheimer’s

    People in the early stages of Alzheimer's are often capable of living on their own provided they make certain safety modifications. Make these quick adjustments to the home environment to ensure their safety and well being.

  • Checklist: Emergency Preparedness for Seniors

    Emergency kits should include standard items like non-perishable food, water and first aid supplies. If you have an elderly or disabled relative living with or near you, there are additional considerations to make when it comes to disaster preparedness.

  • What to Look for (and Avoid) in an Emergency Alert System

    Personal emergency response systems can be a life-saving addition to a senior’s care plan. Knowing that help is only a push of a button away can give the entire family invaluable peace of mind.

  • How Do I Get Dad Out of His Cluttered, Unsafe Home?

    The task of getting an elderly relative out of a cluttered, filthy, unsafe home is never easy. Here are some tips for caregivers and family to make the process more successful.

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