Safety at Home
As we get older, often our physical abilities may change. Making sure our homes change to suit us is an important part of healthy aging. Simple changes in a living space can have a huge impact on the safety of a home. The following home safety resources can help you to stay healthier and maintain your independence for longer at home.
For information on safety both inside and outside of the home as well as special considerations for people with movement impairments, use the:
For Health Canada's new environmental health guide for seniors at home, visit:
For general home safety and maintenance topics related to health, see:
- Home safety and maintenance from HealthLink BC.