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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.

Staying Safe in Hot Weather

View an infographic on common signs of hyperthermia and steps you can take to prevent hot-weather illnesses.
Staying Safe in Hot Weather infographic. Click to open webpage.

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

Safe Driving for Older Adults

Use these driving tips to stay safe as an older driver. Learn how aging affects driving and know when it's time to stop.
Older adult woman driving a car.

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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