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As colder temperatures set in, many new threats to seniors’ health and safety emerge. To help ensure seniors’ safety through the winter, it’s important to consider potential threats both inside and outside the home and make preparations more

Nov 13, 2017 2:21 PM Articles

Are you caregiving for a loved one with dementia? Does your loved one share a residence with you? If you answered yes to both of these questions, you most likely worry about your loved one’s safety, especially when he or she is alone at home. more

Nov 3, 2017 2:42 PM Articles

Suggestions to help keep the home safe, more

Oct 24, 2017 2:07 PM Articles

As a caregiver faced with caring for a person with Alzheimer’s, we are concerned for our loved one’s safety above all else. more

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Here's a list to get you thinking about home modifications that can help your loved one stay safe at home longer and age in place. more

May 19, 2017 10:53 AM Articles

Consumers who plan to age in place should take proactive steps to modify their homes while they are still financially and physically able. more

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On behalf of the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), I encourage caregivers to familiarize themselves with some basic tips to help maximize the safety of the seniors in their care while minimizing the risks associated with electricity. more

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A hot shower is a must for many people to either start or finish the day. Elderly loved ones, however, are at a greater risk for scalding than other populations for a variety of reasons. more

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Safety Begins at Home: Emergency Escape Plan for Loved Ones with Mobility Challenges more

May 19, 2017 10:14 AM Articles