In our previous article "Good News- Falls Can Be Prevented", we listed some general ways to prevent falls. We thought it would be helpful to start with the solution rather than the problem – since this is our orientation. But it is the problem of falling that we must address sooner or later. Safety In Place discusses home safety ideas and products to help prevent falling. Here’s why we are concerned about falling.
*Note: Fall prevention efforts can reduce the risk of falling. Caregivers and older homeowners can become knowledgeable about what needs to be done to make homes as fall-proof as possible. Check here often and search for product ideas that can make you safer in your home!
Bruce Montgomery Ph.D.
Dr. Bruce Montgomery is a licensed building contractor in Michigan and Florida. He is a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist as designated by the National Association of Home Builders. He has also achieved an Executive Certificate in Home Modification from the University of Southern California. He has a wide ranging educational background, including a Master of Science degree in Entomology, with a Master of Science degree in Forestry and a Ph.D. in educational administration.