Care recipient (cr) has trouble seeing changes in the height of steps or stairs

Try: Mark the edges of steps with brightly colored strips of tape to outline changes in height

Materials: Brightly colored tape

Categories: Medical Physical, Vision, So-So Vision, Poor Vision

Information: As a precaution should he or she become lost keep extra photos on hand

References: home safety for people with alzheimer alzheimer’s disease by u s department of health and human services 2010 available at

Keywords: Steps stairs changes in height vision poor eyesight depth perception seeing

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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