Assessing Home Safety Fall and Accident Risk in the Prematurely Aging, Formerly Homeless Population


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Abstract

Date Presented 4/1/2017We assessed the home safety of formerly homeless adults ages 40–65 yr residing in supportive housing. Nineteen of 20 participants fell at or above the 95th percentile of an elderly reference group, indicating greater home safety concerns compared with adults 20 yr older.Primary Author and Speaker: Sharon GutmanAdditional Authors and Speakers: Jan Berg, Kevin AmarantosContributing Authors: Ethan Chen, Zachary Schlugar, Richard Peters

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