The Common Home Injuries in Seniors

May 3, 2014 | News for People with Disabilities

PortraitMost seniors prefer aging in place rather than staying in a nursing home or in a health care environment. If you have a senior loved one living with you, you would want to make your home as safe as possible and one way to do this is to ‘seniorize’ your home.

You may not know it but there are dangers inside your home that can cause serious injuries or even death. Home injuries can be risky for our aging loved ones. Therefore, we must know the leading causes of home injury deaths to help make our homes safer for seniors. The common home injury deaths include falls, poisoning, fires, airway obstruction, and drowning.

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