Prevent falls with designer Kimberley Seldon



For older Canadians with osteoporosis, home can be a dangerous place: a slip on the stairs, on an area rug or on the kitchen tile floor could cause a life-threatening fall.

Consider the facts:

Two million Canadians have osteoporosis.

At least 80% of fractures in people 60+ are related to osteoporosis.

Nearly one third of seniors will fall at least once a year and up to half of them, will fall more than once.

Internationally renowned interior designer Kimberley Seldon saw her mother suffer from osteoporosis and offers these tips to make your home you fall-proof.

Living room and hallways



Stairwells





Kitchen



Washroom



Outdoors

More resources:

http://kimberleyseldon.com

http://www.healthandbone.ca






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