What We Do

Home Safety Evaluations

Do you worry about the safety of an aging parent or yourself living alone?
  • Falls are the leading cause of death due to injury for those over 65.
  • Falls account for 25% of all hospital admissions and 40% of all nursing home admissions.
  • Fall prevention is mandatory as accidental falls have now become epidemic in America.
  • Nearly 90% of older adults want to age-in-place and stay independent.
  • However, 85% have done nothing to prepare their homes for aging.

What Our Evaluation Includes

Home Exterior

Home Interior

Electrical Safety

Lighting Evaluation

Fire Safety

Health Safety

The Interior. We evaluate all rooms, including bathrooms, kitchens, dining rooms, laundry rooms, storage areas, and basements.
The Exterior. We evaluate lighting, driveways, walkways, porches, steps, ramps, garages, front and rear entrance landings and front and rear entrance doors.
The Home Structure and Mechanicals. We evaluate the foundation, main floor framing, exterior wall finish, windows, roof, gutters, downspouts, grading and drainage, furnace and air-conditioning, water heater and main electrical panel.
After our safety evaluations, we provide a comprehensive and easy-to-read report on our findings, along with a summary for improvements and/or modifications. Helpful recommendations are also provided for businesses that have been working with local senior citizen agencies, such as the Area Agency on Aging for West Michigan, to ensure that you are not taken advantage of.
Check out our Home Safety Evaluation Checklist View an actual Home Evaluation Report here!

Reducing Risks at Home:

As our loved ones age, it’s important to make sure their homes are safe and secure. But it’s not just about falls and physical safety; electrical hazards, home invasions, and health hazards can also pose a threat. A Home Safety Evaluation can help address these concerns and ensure your loved one’s home is a haven for their twilight years.

Electrical Hazards

Older homes may have hazardous electrical systems. A Home Safety Evaluation can identify risks like overloaded circuits and frayed wires. Upgrading the electrical system is recommended to ensure safety.

Home Invasion Risks

As our loved ones age, they may become more vulnerable to home invasions. A Home Safety Evaluation will assess the exterior of the home and make recommendations to improve security, such as adding locks, alarms, or motion-sensor lights.

Health Hazards

Older homes can also pose health hazards, such as mold or radon. A Home Safety Evaluation will assess the home for these and other potential health hazards and make recommendations to address them.

Fire Hazards

Fires can be a deadly hazard for older adults. A Home Safety Evaluation will assess the home for fire hazards, such as outdated or improperly installed smoke detectors, and make recommendations to upgrade the fire safety system.

Schedule Your Safety Evaluation

Call us at 616-550-0707 or use the form below to request a free, no obligation, consultation. You've got questions, we've got answers.

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