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Winter Fall Prevention!
The National Council on Aging provided a handout on preventing falls in the winter to include fall-proofing gifts for adult children to give to their parents. The handout suggests purchasing winter shoes with rubber bottoms, installing automatic lights over stairways and entrances, placing a table next to the door to set down bags while finding keys, and attaching mini flashlights to a coat, hat, or keys to use in dark places. Click on the link above for more information and share these tips with friends and family.