Posts from September, 2015

How to Keep Seniors Safe from Fires

According to studies, the risk of dying from fires in homes without smoke alarms is actually twice as high in homes that have working smoke alarms. In addition, more than 75 percent of seniors who die each year in fires do not have working smoke alarms in their homes. To help keep your loves ones,… Read More…

Fire Safety Tips for Your Home

In order to ensure the safety of your home, it is important that you schedule home fire safety checks. Below is a checklist of some of the things you can do to ensure the safety of your abode. –          Replace the coil that looks clogged. –          Don’t store grocery bags and stoves in the oven…. Read More…

Safety Tips for Home and Family

Safety should be everyone’s priority especially if it involves our households, kids and elderly loved ones. To make sure that our family members stay safe all the time, here are some home safety tips. –          Make sure all windows and doors are closed before you go to bed. –          Leave your outdoor lights turned on… Read More…

Home Safety Tips for Seniors

It is true that many accidents can happen in the home. Especially for senior citizens, staying at home can be very challenging since there can be more injury potential even in places we are very familiar with. Below are some tips on how to keep our elderly loved ones safe at home. –          Add lights… Read More…

Helping Senior Citizens Make It Through Winter

Winter safety inside and outside the house should be thoroughly observed by everyone, young and old. Senior citizens, however, in comparison with younger adults, tend to be more vulnerable to the insufferable consequences of extreme cold. To keep yourself or an elderly loved one safe during the chilliest days of winter, check out the following:… Read More…

How to Keep Seniors’ Food Safe

Molds and those invisible germs in your refrigerator can actually kill people, particularly those who are over 65 years of age. To help keep your senior family members safe, here are some tips on how to prevent microbial hazards in their food. –          Always wash your hands thoroughly when handling and preparing foods. –          Use… Read More…

Traveling Tips for Seniors or People with Special Needs

While traveling can be fun for other people, parents or guardians of a special needs child or an elderly family member may look at it as more of a work than play. But then with good planning and sufficient preparation, everybody can have a great time away from home. Below are some tips on how… Read More…

Home Safety for Senior Citizens

When it comes to securing senior citizen safety, it is essential that every potential risk is identified and dealt with. For some, the safest option would be to move to a retirement community or into an assisted-living facility. But, more and more are also looking into perks of staying in their houses and simply employing… Read More…

Spending More Time Watching TV May Increase Risk of Alzheimer

According to a study conducted by the Northern California Institute for Research and Education, spending too many hours in front of a TV screen might raise the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. The researchers examined the relationship between sedentary lifestyles, cognitive performance and the risk of dementia. The study was found to have important implications… Read More…

Preparing for Retirement

A wait-and-see attitude may not actually be the best course of action for those people who are about to entire a retired life. If you want to have the opportunity to custom-build a retirement that will suit not only your likes and desires but also you needs, you must do a little planning in advance…. Read More…