Download the Safety Tips E-Book and find out many helpful safety tips for around the home, including the garage and backyard. This guide will show you the proper steps to ensure extra safety around the home, but remember its also important to obtain a Personal Medical Alarm for when those falls do happen.
If you or a loved one has fallen at home in the past, or are worried about falling, the safest way to protect yourself is by obtaining a personal medical alert system. Medical Guardian’s personal medical alarms will give you peace of mind knowing that if a fall or emergency does happen, help is only minutes away!
There are many places in the home that we like to call “fall danger areas”. In most homes these areas are found in the bedroom, bathroom, and kitchen. It is important to take the proper precautions to ensure optimal safety in and around your house.
Make sure to install proper handrails in the bathroom, up to date cooking equipment in the kitchen, a low to the ground bed in the bedroom, and remember to remove all hanging wires and anything loose that on the floor. These types of items will often cause trip hazards and can lead to injury.
Its important to wear the correct footwear. Well made shoes with soles, sneakers, and boots will do the trick. Try to avoid sandals and slippers at all costs….AND, purchase an personal medical alarm! Extra lamps and ceiling lighting is a must, as this will allow each room to be bright so there are no hidden objects in your way. Make sure the light switches are in areas that are easy to get to and not too high or low. Install nightlights in the bathroom and bedroom….AND, get a personal medical alert system!
Last but not least, make sure to have a secure handrail on the stairway…..AND, make use of a personal medical alarm system for seniors! Any questions call us today at 1-800-668-9200.