One-third of the population over age 65 falls each year. This number dramatically increases to one-half among people over 80. Most of those falls happen inside the home. There are practical measures you can take to minimize fall risks.
AdaptHealth experts can help you find the right equipment to make aging easier for your or a loved one.
Consider these safety solutions to make your loved one comfortable and independent:
- Lift chairs can give that extra “oomph” to get up and moving.
- Bath equipment, such as a raised toilet seat, grab bar and bath bench can make personal cares easier and safer.
- Dressing sticks, button hooks and reachers provide independence for dressing.
- Personal emergency response systems can send help at a movement’s notice.