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Home Modifications Reduce Fall Chances
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Home Modifications Reduce Fall Chances

Items in your home can increase your safety – or your chances of falling. During National Fall Prevention Week, consider making some changes to improve your independence and well-being.

These include adding storage to keep shoes and other items clear of pathways; being aware of uneven surfaces and eliminating things such as throw rugs; keeping frequently used items nearby; illuminating your way with night lights; adding supports in the bathroom such as grab bars, and staying safe on stairs by installing hand rails on both sides.

HELP Medical Equipment has a wide array of bath safety and fall prevention items, available at a fraction of the retail cost. Come in today and let our professional staff assist you or your loved one in selecting the proper equipment to make your home safer.

Anyone living in Eastern Nebraska or Western Iowa is eligible for both our services: rental or purchase of medical equipment and supplies and free long-term care planning.