Prevention

 

Protect

Protect against financial and health neglect like unpaid bills, old mail and expired medications.

 

Remove

Remove clutter. Look for electrical cords, cables, loose rugs, magazines and space heaters.

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Environmental Modifications

Install door locks, child-proof electrical plugs and latches. Make sure appliances are equipped with automatic shut-off features.

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Ongoing Visual Inspections

Make sure you take a look around your loved one's home for anything unusual or out-of-place.

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Encourage

Encourage the use of safety devices like hand rails, canes and walkers.

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Navigate Symptoms

Navigate symptoms and be flexible and patient with your loved one.

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Talk About Concerns

Talk about your concerns with doctors, family and other caregivers.

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