COLUMN: Senior living - Assess hazards in home to prevent falls

— Some simple precautions can ensure safety and reduce your risk of falling at home. Silver Fox Senior Social Club recognizes the importance independent living has for many seniors, and tries to assist them in achieving that goal. Assessing your home by recognizing how and where falls occur, evaluating the measures available within the community and making appropriate changes will help to maintain the quality of life for seniors in the community to live as independently for as long as possible.

Danielle Durkin is the marketing representative at Silver Fox Senior Social Club a not-for-profit senior day program at 22 East Genesee St., Baldwinsville. For more information about Silver Fox, call 635-5335 or email danielle@silverfoxseniors.org.

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