Posts from February, 2016

Home Safety Tips

Making sure that your home is protected from flood, fire and other calamities is indeed very important. To help you ensure the safe of your own home, here are some tips. Remove your name from the mailbox. Don’t leave a key stashed under the pot or in any obvious location. Make sure doors are solid… Read More…

How to Prevent Falls in Your Home

Each year, more and more people aged 65 and above end up in the hospital because of the injuries caused by falls and slips. To make sure that your loved ones are protected in your own home, here are some tips on how to prevent falls. Arrange your furniture in order to make room for… Read More…

How to Protect Seniors from Scams

More and more seniors are embracing technology these days. While using social media and email to stay touch with family and friends is all good, seniors should take extra precaution because they often become targets by scammers and fraudsters. To help your senior loved ones stay protected from these scams, here are some tips. –… Read More…

Protecting Our Elderly Loved Ones from Scams

Taking care of our elderly parents includes not only providing their needs but also making sure that they are protected from scams. From lottery scams to healthcare fraud, below are some tips that can help protect your parents from financial abuse. – Have your parents lock down their social media accounts. – Place your parents… Read More…

What You Need to Know About Financial Fraud

Among others, seniors are the most vulnerable to fraudsters and scammers. According to statistics, the number of elderly people who have been victims of financial fraud has increased significantly.  Below are some tips on how we can help our older loved ones from becoming victims of financial scam. – Put a hold on disbursement from… Read More…

Electrical Safety Tips

Electrical distribution and lighting equipment have been involved in numerous home fires year after year. According to authorities, they have caused death injuries as well as property damage. Below are some fire safety tips for your electrical system. –          Make sure to use plastic safety covers on your unused outlets. –          Avoid overloading your outlets… Read More…

Safety Tips for Your Home Heating Equipment

According to statistics, home heating fire deaths are usually caused by fires that began when flammable items are too close to heating equipment. To help protect your home from fire accidents, here are some tips. –          Use your oven only to cook food and not to heat your home. –          Have a qualified technician inspect… Read More…

Safety Tips for Your New-to-you Home

One of the most parts about getting to know your new home is its safety.  According to Capt. Rob Kivell of the Oak Bay Fire Department, prevention of the occurrence of fire starts with the home’s basic operations. Below are some fire safety tips that you need to take note. –          Do not overload electrical… Read More…