Driving provides some with a sense of choice, freedom, identity, and independence. Driving is often perceived as a necessity for a productive social life and can lead to feelings of loneliness, isolation, and depression when someone is unable to drive themselves to the places they wish to go.
Do you ever wonder what will happen if you fall? This video will give you practical ways you can set up your home to decrease fall risk as well as methods to remain safe or get help if a fall does occur.
Falls typically occur due to three factors. These include personal factors such as ability, environmental factors such as clutter in the walkway, and activity-based factors which could be participating in an activity where the demands are greater than your ability. However, falls are preventable.