Older Adults

Maintaining independence is important as we age.  There are many simple things you can do  to improve home safety and prevent injuries.

 

Preventable injuries kill 141 people over age 65 every day.

Interested in learning how to prevent falls and other injury risks?

Check out our Stay Safe at Home training. Available as a Group Seminar and/or customized individual In-Home Safety Assessment.

Articles on Safety for Older Adults

Prevention 1st has formed a partnership with Lifespan of Greater Rochester, which shares our mission of helping older adults and ...
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Prevention 1st will offer "Home Safety Strategies" on November 15 as part of Lifespan’s free “Information and Inspiration” series. Learn ...
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Get family involved! Enlisting their grandchildren can be a great way to help older adults receive important reminders about avoiding ...
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Lauren Ritchie of Lancaster NY, the first winner of the Arlayne & Stephen D. Rogoff Scholarship, learned to prevent injuries ...
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Download the information sheet here ...
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In the crowded Lily Café, the Prevention 1st Senior Safety Marshals know how to get and keep the attention of ...
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When we think of preventable injuries, we may not think of our ears. But hearing loss is a growing health ...
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Visits from family and friends can increase the size of your household for a few hours or for a few ...
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“Safe at home.” It’s how we feel when we close the door behind us at the end of a long ...
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