Did you notice anything interesting about 'aging' this summer in the people you saw or the places you stayed? Did it make you want to make any changes to your home when you got back? How do you deal with discomfort about aging?
Falls aren't just bad luck or fate, though we'd sure like to see it that way. By changing our surroundings to lower the odds of a fall, we can make our luck. Good luck.
Planning earlier allows a person to implement modifications in a more thoughtful and strategic way, which leads to a better redesign with minimal stress and cost.