Summit Senior Breakfast Club: Age Safe at Home and Live Well
Did you know research by the CDC shows that home modifications and repairs may prevent up to 50% of home accidents among seniors, including falls that take place in older homes? Nearly 90% of older adults want to age in place and maintain independence in their homes according to AARP. Shana Lebanowski, Injury Prevention Coordinator will provide a home safety check list to reduce your risk of injury and provide a discussion on common injuries due to falls that might cause traumatic brain injury, concussions and hip fractures.
A local police officer will provide tips on aging in place and keeping safe in your community.