Home Safety NJ

Importance of Securing Home Efficiency

It can be extremely frustrating to realize that everything you’ve worked for, your home and everything in it, goes to waste due to carelessness. More and more fires and other hazards occur in homes mainly because their owners refuse to perform regular check up on them to see if everything is still fully functional and… Read More…

What’s Keeping You from Securing Your Safety in Your Home?

Most families live through their every day lives without ensuring the security in their own homes. This makes them more vulnerable to various hazards. Even when you say that you’ve never really had any serious dilemmas that you weren’t able to handle, no one actually knows when one might occur, so it still pays to… Read More…

Free Film Showing on Professional Care Giving

Whether you’re a professional caregiver or simply a caring relative, it should be your utmost concern to understand your aged patient’s behaviors better in order to effectively provide his/her needs. It is particularly difficult to deal with seniors who suffer Alzheimer’s and dementia. To help you, Stillaguamish Senior Center is offering a free film featuring Teepat Snow,… Read More…

Charity Golf Classic Proceeds Dedicated for the Benefit of Local Seniors

The proceeds from this year’s Charity Golf Classic will be dedicated to helping local senior citizens living independently in their homes by providing various home services such as meal deliveries, medical transportation and emergency assistance. The event which will be hosted by Friends of Gwinnett County Senior Services is happening on June 17. Registration will begin… Read More…

Boynton Senior Citizens Demand More Efficient Security Measures

Senior citizens in Boynton express their concern about recurring burglaries in the clubhouses and residences in the area. Citizens on Patrol program (COP), headed by 83-year-old Jan Garside, has taken the initiative of reporting the incidents to the police and hopes to further aid them in combating crimes. Members of the said community also requested… Read More…

What’s the Best Gift for Your Senior

Picking a gift for a senior can be quite a challenge especially when you’re trying to find one that he/she will not only enjoy but will also find helpful in accomplishing certain tasks. With this in mind, flowers are probably out of the question, but there are still numerous others that you can consider. From… Read More…

How to Avoid Falls for People with Disability Living at Home

Disability doesn’t rely on age or gender in choosing who to victimize. If you have a family member who has problems with moving around the house, modifying your home to suit them best is essential. It doesn’t have to be a total makeover, as simple as rearranging furniture and adding grip bars can make that… Read More…

Prevent Fire Hazards by Installing AFCI

Among the most neglected parts of a home are the electrical circuits, basically due to common knowledge that tampering with such could be dangerous, especially for home owners without proper knowledge on handling such matters. However, totally disregarding these things in your home maintenance list can lead to far worse disasters particularly when they are… Read More…

Why Seniors Must Keep Their Benefits

Recently, various attacks against pensioners’ benefits, such as their winter fuel allowance and bus passes, have risen, igniting negative feedback from seniors and non-seniors alike. Iain Duncan Smith, secretary of state for work and pensions, and other individuals on his side express their encouragement to elders to voluntarily pay back their taxpayer-funded benefits, and have also… Read More…

Benefits of Technology for Seniors

In Ipswich, SeniorNet, an organization dedicated to introducing seniors to the benefits of technology, hosted a workshop teaching elders to use tablet computers, such as the iPad, for entertainment and communication. The old folks were quite enthusiastic in uncovering the various boons offered by the said device and the internet. At the rate they are… Read More…