Clearing the Way, On National Falls Prevention Day and Week

September 23, 2014 5:39 PM

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As soon as Anthony Walker stepped into Mr. Williams's apartment six months ago, he knew things weren't as safe as they should be. As a certified home health aide with a licensed home care agency serving homebound seniors in one of our nation's largest metropolitan areas, Anthony has seen his share of risky situations for people who are less than sure on their feet.

With his first look, Anthony clearly saw that his new client had a clutter problem -- something that might not seem like a big issue, but, in fact, can be quite dangerous. For Mr. Williams, who uses both a wheelchair and a walker to get around, clutter can create a dangerous obstacle course that cou...

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