Home Assessment Inventory
The National Council on Aging and the University of Southern California Leonard Davis School of Gerontology compiled a list of home assessments for professionals and consumers to support activities that reduce home hazards, improve independent functioning, and lower the risk of falls.
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)
Evidence-based Practices to Reduce Falls and Fall-related Injuries among Older Adults
Collection of 25 articles in the Frontiers in Public Health Journal focused on fall prevention interventions.
Home Modification Programs, Practices, and Funding Sources
The National Council on Aging and the University of Southern California Leonard Davis School of Gerontology compiled a list of home assessments, home modification programs and funding sources across the country.
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.