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Safer Environment

LifeQuest is here to help you learn how to live a happier and healthier lifestyle. This Internet site is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your health, please speak with your health care provider. For questions about wellness and prevention please contact the LifeQuest staff.

Tips on Making Your Environment Safer

  • Place rubber backing on throw rugs
  • Tape down loose cords
  • Use non skid tape in the bath tub
  • Install grab bars in the bathroom
  • Make stairwells well lit with extra lighting
  • Wear rubber soled shoes
  • Use night lights
  • Keep frequently used items on lower shelves
  • Don't stand on chairs to reach things- place them on a lower shelf or ask for help!

Drugs That May Impair Your Balance

  • Antihistamines (over the counter and prescription)
  • Sleeping Pills
  • Muscle Relaxers
  • Certain hypertension medications (talk to your health care provider if you are unsure about drugs you take)
  • Hypnotic Drugs
  • Anti-depressants
  • Anti-psycotics

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