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seniors with staircase liftHome Safety Tips for Seniors Due to the growing popularity of in-home care for seniors, it’s important to make sure you and your loved one are aware of the potential dangers present in the home for seniors living alone and prepare accordingly. You can help prevent falls and accidents by making changes to unsafe areas in the home with these tips. – APlaceForMom.com

Deaths from Falls Among Persons Aged ≥65 Years — United States, 2007–2016. Deaths from unintentional injuries are the seventh leading cause of death among older adults, and falls account for the largest percentage of those deaths. Approximately one in four U.S. residents aged ≥65 years (older adults) report falling each year, and fall-related emergency department visits are estimated at approximately 3 million per year. – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention