Light up the night. Be sure all outdoor entrances, walkways and stairs are well lit.
Use nightlights to light your way if you tend to get up and move around late at night.
Install automatic lighting systems in the areas of your home that you use frequently such as hallways and bathrooms.
Keep all stairways well lit. It’s best to have a light switch situated at the top and bottom of stairways for convenient access.
Make the most of natural light during daytime hours. Open your curtains and pull up your shades.
Use adjustable lamps that allow you to direct light where you need it most.
Make things simple. Try to choose lamps and light fixtures that are easy to turn on and off.
If there’s one thing we all need plenty of… it’s light. Especially as we age. The older we get, the more light we need to see things clearly.
What might have been plenty of light when we were younger, might not be enough in our later years. For your safety, comfort and peace of mind, make sure your home environment is well lit.
Here are some ideas that will help…