Your home should be a safe haven for you and your family. But is it as secure as it could be?
More than two-thirds of preventable injuries and deaths occur in home and community settings, according to the National Safety Council. Falls, for example, account for some 9 million trips to emergency rooms every year and are especially dangerous for older adults.
The AARP Bulletin teamed up with the independent research firm SSRS for a national poll on home safety. Here are the results.
See also: Make your house a home — for life.