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Home and Safety

If you’ve decided that staying in your own home is best for you, the Care Guide strives to provide you with some resources to help make sure that you do that safely.

My own parents loved their home. Dad had built a wonderful sun room. The yard had flowers, a vegetable garden, peace and serenity. It was a two level house. And, because he had had a stroke, and some loss of strength on one side, it was difficult for him to get up and down the stairs.

We, as kids, dreaded those stairs.

Mom would help him down each day and we lived in constant fear that they would one day both tumble down.

We were ultimately able to convince them to move to single level living, but that’s another story.

We have set out some recommendations as follows:


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