"You can't help getting older, but don't have to get old" ~
"I look to the future because that’s where I’m going to spend the rest of my life" ~ George Burns - famous actor & TV personality (1896-1996)

Aging Well doesn't happen by accident (pun intended) - take a few moments to explore how to age safely and age well.  

Age Well ~ Age Safely ~ Prevent Falls

Your health, vitality,  happiness and leisure are significant influences in your quality of life.  What about safety?  "Safety does not happen by accident" ~ author unknown.
Statistically, many of us will experience a fall.
A "Fall" or other accident at home will likely change your Quality of Life and Lifestyle.

Many believe "A fall will not happen to me!"
  • Falls impact 1 in 4 seniors aged 65+. Every 11 seconds, an older adult is treated in the emergency room for a fall. That's 7,454 a day or 52,000+ on average every week. "Safety doesn't happen by accident"
  • A fall has a deliberate impact on your quality of life and lifestyle!
  • Aging well depends on you, safely preserving your quality of life and your lifestyle.
  • See how I can help you avoid adding to the statistics! "Safety doesn't happen by accident"

It will not happen to me!

  • Most of us do not "see" hazards around our home as we "learn" to live with them until the hazard takes advantage of a moment that we did not compensate for.   
  • There are reasons why one in four Americans aged 65+ fall each year. 
  • Every 19 minutes, an older adult dies from a fall
  • Falls are the leading cause of fatal injury and the most common cause of nonfatal trauma-related hospital admissions among older adults. Source - National Council on Aging.

Check out these "fall protection" products

  • https://amzn.to/3hpVM0V This product is available from Amazon Roscoe Medical Fall Mat - Bedside Fall Floor Mat for Safety Protection - Folding Vinyl Floor Mat for Elderly, Senior, Handicap – Reduce Risk of Impact Injury and Anti Fatigue from Standing - Blue https://amzn.to/3hpVM0V
  • https://amzn.to/2CRhkVa   OasisSpace Narrow Lightweight Upright Walker, Stand Up Rollator Walker with Arm Rests Support Up to 300lbs (Silver)
  • Both of these products are just part of a fall protection plan that all persons with mobility or stability conditions, should consider.  



Highly Qualified Advisor  - Jim Bedient, a Bluffton, SC area resident for the past 18+ years is a fully trained and qualified professional in Aging In Place Home Safety Assessments.  Trained by Age Safe® America as a Senior Home Safety Specialist™ (SHSS), and as a Senior Home Safety Advisor to aging in place adults as well as the NAHB® Certified Aging In Place Specialist (CAPS) training/member.   I am insured and was vetted by Age Safe® America.

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