Home Safety and Security

Prevent falls. Deter crime.

Does your loved one have difficulty moving around? Is their home walker or wheelchair friendly? Learn how to assess options and make changes to improve their security. If you are caring for a loved one near to your home, from a distance or planning for your own aging in place needs, these websites provide information and options.

Selecting the Best Security System

for Your Home

Many aging and senior adults and soon-to-retire Baby Boomers are making decisions that will help them remain in their homes. A security system should be on your aging-in-place checklist. Begin your online search at Best Home Security Systems

Home Safety in the Virtual Home

Explore research based solutions to home safety and daily living care needs.

Online, phone and in person fraud protection planning and products

(Reuters Health) - For many home healthcare aides, verbal abuse from clients or clients' family is a real problem, a U.S. study suggests.

Caregivers who reported verbal abuse were also more likely to report physical abuse, researchers found.

Verbal abuse can hurt these aides' long-term health and lead to higher turnover rates, said senior study author Margaret Quinn, who is director of an industry outreach initiative called Safe...


Debunking the Myths of Older Adult Falls (Content from NCOA) Many people think falls are a normal part of aging. The truth is, they’re not.

The 10th annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day (FPAD) will be observed on Sept. 22, 2017—the first day of fall.

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