Maintaining independence is important to all adults, but living alone as a senior can become dangerous. Of particular concern is the fact that there's no one around to help you in a medical emergency like a fall.
Before you think, "That'll never happen to me," consider that nearly 29% of Americans 65+ fall each year. That means over 15 million older adults have fallen in the last 12 months.1,2 And most of them aren't falling while doing dangerous stunts—43% to 60% of falls happen at home during a daily routine.3,4,10
This guide offers fall-prevention solutions like the best medical alert systems and top safety devices for seniors. We'll also cover senior safety tips for senior smart home automation, chronic health conditions, medication side effects, burglaries, and online scams.