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As we get older, it’s a good idea to take a closer look at how our homes are set up.  We may need to do some modifications in order to make them safer.  This is true whether we will be staying in our own home during our “golden years” or if we have a parent or an older family member moving in with us at some point.  It makes good sense to modify things before the actual need arises rather than after someone gets disabled.  The goal is to prevent any injuries in our homes that may lead to a loss of independence because we have to move to an assisted living facility or a long-term care facility.

One of the most important areas we need to check is the lighting in the house.  Our eyes need three times more light than we needed as young adults just to see. …

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