Taking Action to Prevent Falls: A Home Environmental Assessment
A checklist for identifying problems and potential solutions within the home. This checklist goes through key problem areas and fall hazards, providing a framework for addressing these issues via both resident and assessor involvement. (XLS Excel File)
Gerontological Society of America
Online search for topics related to fall prevention. Home Safety Council.
“Prevention of Falls in the Elderly Population”
Facts about falls in elderly Canadians as well as detailed preventative measures for persons in various physical stages.
Top Smart Home Technologies for Mature Homeowners
Learn about research from The Hartford Center for Mature Market Excellence and the MIT AgeLab on the Top Smart Home Technologies for Mature Homeowners and take a tour of The Hartford Smart Home to see how these technologies work.
Remodeling Today for a Better Tomorrow
This website from The Hartford Center for Mature Market Excellence offers remodeling ideas, videos of livable design features in the kitchen and bathroom, and an interactive home design quiz to help people make their house a home for a lifetime.
This site serves as an information clearinghouse on home modification to equip consumers with a comprehensive inventory of resources including a National Directory of Home Modification and Repair Resources.