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Make your home safer and prevent falls. Bathrooms, doorways, kitchens and stairwells are high risk areas for older adults. Get a professional to install a walk in shower, add hand rails and grab bars, and use non-skid strips on the floor. Consider a stair lift or home elevator. Make sure your door knobs and light switches are easy to reach.
aging at home, home safety, falling, stairs
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