I was talking to my daughter the other day, and I told her a story that could have gone much worse. I was cleaning my house when I came across a piece of charcoal on a 1 inch cushions on my couch! It was from my fireplace a piece of wood that was there on the sofa. While this little piece of charcoal burns a hole in my furniture, my house could have pushed the flames! We thank our stars that all they had to do was turn the sofa cushion!
As we age, however, turning our home with a fireplace is not the only concern we have. Many falls are caused by poor lighting and are not able to see where we are going. Whether it is to change light bulbs, or to change the path and times when you keep your house lights, here are some steps to prevent the lighting of your home:
1) Are the lights bright enough and your walls reflect this?