Aging in place means that a person can live in the space where they are most comfortable without losing out on quality of life. The benefits of this choice can be long-lasting and include more independence, increased comfortability, and money saved. Still, some preparations must occur for aging in place to be beneficial.
We expect young children to fall as they begin to walk. We know one is bound to fall when learning new skills like how to ice skate. Yet as we age, we become afraid of falling. This fear is realistic: Falls are a leading cause of injury or death for people over 65. People in [...]