Home safety checklist resources

Home safety checklist resources utilized in checklist development by Legg Mason Wealth Advisors
Used by permission to Age Safe America, LLC

Genworth 2020 Cost of Care Survey. Home Care Providers, Adult Day Health Care Facilities, Assisted Living and Nursing Homes. Genworth Financial,

Housing America’s Older Adults 2019- A Supplement to the State of the Nation’s Housing Report. Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.2019.

Market Survey of Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Adult Day Services and Home Care Costs. 2016.

A Housing Safety Checklist for Older People.

Occupational Therapy Geriatric Group, Department of Rehabilitation Science, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo. 2017
Home Safety Self-Assessment Tool v.5 (electronically available)

Older Americans 2020. Key Indicators of Well Being. Federal Interagency Forum on Aging Related Statistics.

SHSS Reference List

Many facts or statistics used in the modules give reference to the source either in the audio or the power point slides themselves.

Many references are in fact common industry knowledge yet some are recently updated simply due to the staggering increase in accidental falls.

Much of the information found online on these topics varies a bit as the Internet is not updated as quickly as this field and the statistics are growing.

Here is a list of organizations and studies used in development of the online course.

CDC- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
NCOA – National Council on Aging
AOA – Administration on Aging
AARP- Association of American Retired Persons
NFPA – National Fire Prevention Agency
NCPC – National Crime Prevention Council
BPC- Bipartisan Policy Center Health Aging
FBI – Federal Bureau of Investigations /Dept. of Justice
FTC – Federal Trade Commission (Consumer Information)
HUD – US Department of Housing and Urban Development
NKBA -National Kitchen & Bath Association
NAHB – National Association of Home Builders
Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University
Society of Certified Senior Advisors (CSA)
National Institute on Aging
National Institute of Health
ALZ – Alzheimer’s Association
Retailers: Lowe’s, Home Depot, Walmart (product information)

About the Assessment Tool/Checklist:

Legg Mason Investor Services, LLC created this comprehensive checklist in collaboration with The Center for Innovative Care in Aging at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. Multiple checklists were identified and reviewed to determine what content should be added. Used with Permission