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Have you been thinking more about safety as you get older? Maybe you worry about driving, weather conditions, managing around the house, or taking medications. These articles can help you be aware of hazards that affect older adults and plan ahead to stay safe.

Home Safety and Alzheimer's Disease

Get home safety tips for a person with Alzheimer's or a related dementia. Learn about home safety products, potential dangers, injury and fall prevention, and more.
Shower chair and bathroom grab bars

Hot Weather Safety for Older Adults

Learn about heat-related illnesses—hyperthermia (e.g., heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat cramps, and more)—and seek help for symptoms of heat stroke.
Older African-American man drinking water on a hot day

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