Whether your older parents are living with you or just visiting, safety should be a top priority.
Here are some safety tips for corridors and rooms from Family Circle magazine:-Keep entryways, stairs and halls well lighted and clutter-free. Install night lights and illuminated switches.
-Make sure carpets are firmly in place. Install non-skid pads on uncarpeted steps. Secure scatter rugs with double-sided tape.
-Provide lapboards that can be used for activities while sitting down.
-Set aside and arrange first-floor bedrooms for older people.
-Consider installing a buzzer or intercom for emergency signaling.