Every year, adults of all ages are injured by slips, trips, and falls. Winter’s cold, rain, sleet, and snow make it easier to fall. Follow these tips to lower your risk:
There is no way to prevent falls entirely. If you do fall, you should:
Don’t be afraid to advocate for safe conditions where you live. You may be able to contact a landlord, condo association, or city or town for winter safety issues, including snow and ice removal.