Home Safety Tips for Senior Citizens Living Independently

At present, a considerable fraction of the senior citizens in India are living on their own. But not all of them are victims of their children’s rejection; some prefer to have an independent life even after retirement. However, for an ageing body, living alone is not an ideal situation. Elderly people need to be careful in their own house.Home Safety Tips for Senior Citizens Living Independently

Here are few home interior tips for elderly people who are living alone:

Declutter- Tripping and falling down may be a casual thing when you are young but in the older years it can cause serious medical conditions. Decluttering is one of the easiest ways to ensure your safety in the house. Avoid cluttered furniture so that you have enough space to maneuver freely. Do away with all the extra furnishings and create more space. Rugs and mats should also be avoided as the walking stick can get entangled in it. [Read more…]