Nov 17

Safety tips for seniors who live alone

By MD for Seniors

Install motion sensor lighting to scare burglars away.

According to the Administration on Aging, about 12.5 million seniors lived alone in 2014.

If you’re one of these people, it’s important to take extra safety precautions to ensure your living environment is secure.

Not only are older adults more susceptible to falling, but they’re also at higher risk of falling victim to thieves and criminals, according to Health in Aging. Safety and security is key for living a healthy and happy independent life. Consider these tips for protecting yourself while living alone:

1. Keep emergency numbers nearby
Accidents are unpredictable, so it’s very important to prepare for the worst. Keeping a …read more

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