With a Parkinson’s diagnosis, home safety becomes an issue, particularly if falling manifests as a symptom. In this episode Paige Hargis, who works for the Trauma Service at Scripps Memorial Hospital in LaJolla as the Injury Prevention and Community Outreach Coordinator, looks at some of the options and resources to make a home safer.
Parkinson’s Association of San Diego Resource Center:
CDC “Check Your Risk” Form
San Diego County Aging and Independent Services
Jewish Family Services “FixIt” program
North County Interfaith Services home assessment