Zee Media BureauNew Delhi: Losing mobility and thereby one’s independence is one of the difficulties seniors have to face. Simple activity like getting out of bed, walking, sitting down in a chair or climbing stairs, things one do without difficulty, becomes a challenging task for them. Matters become much more complicated for those seniors living alone as they have to employ full-time caregivers or move into nursing homes when they lose their mobility. Here are some low-cost tips, provided by the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing and AARP, to help seniors live independently in their homes for longer periods of time.1. Wear nonslip shoes, not slippers, in the house.2. Avoid area rugs or use double-sided tape to hold them in place.3. If you must climb, use a sturdy step stool with a hand rail, not a chair.
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