How to prevent falls (part 1)

Most falls happen at home, but easy changes can reduce your risk of a fall.

  • Keep floors and stairs clutter free
  • Remove throw rugs
  • Use non-slip mats in the tub and on the bathroom floor
  • Add grab bars in the tub or shower
  • Improve lighting
  • Wear well-fitting shoes, even around the house
  • Use handrail when going up and down stairs