If you have a health problem or disability, or perhaps just getting a bit older, you might be finding it more difficult to get around your home and safely do everyday tasks such as washing, dressing, cooking, cleaning and going out. Most of us want to stay in our homes and there are many things you can do to maintain your independence and safety in your home. You might be surprised at how many people are able to stay in their own homes for most or all of their lives by taking a few measures to ensure their well-being and safety.