Prevent and Minimize Common Accidents

Preventing Common Accidents Many Common Accidents Involve A Fall According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), falls are the leading cause of non-fatal injuries among children ages 0 to 19,. Falling is also a common cause of injury among older Americans, resulting in over 8 million trips to the emergency room for nonfatal injuries. Understanding … Read more

Hazards That Impact Safety in the Home

Hazards In The Home – especially those that are most likely to impact children All parents care about the health and safety of their young children, but in almost all homes there are hazards for children at home. Yes, in what should be the safest place on earth for them, their own home, there can … Read more

Common Accidents In The Home and Their Causes

Common Accidents In The Home and Their Causes What Are The Most Common Accidents In The Home, and What Are Their Causes? The first questions that most people ask when an accident occurs in the home include who was injured? the place; where did the accident happen? and, what was the injury? These can be … Read more

The Challenges and Opportunities of ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’

‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’ and Home Safety “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” was a phrase that I learned more than 60 years ago. OK, so that dates me. Actually, I like to reference myself as being a child of the ‘60s, who has lived through two decades of ‘60s’ – the 1960s and the decade of my 60s. … Read more

Health Hazards In The Home

Health Hazards In The Home There are many potential hazards to health in and around the home including many hazards we quite simply overlook. Among those that are easily overlooked are health hazards. Health hazards in the home can range from mold and fungus because of untreated dampness to asbestos and glass fiber, both of … Read more

Canes, Walkers & Rollers

When a person has difficulty walking because of an injury, a disability or simply because they no longer have the physical strength or dexterity to walk unaided, canes, walkers and rollers become a consideration. Even when a disability scooter or wheelchair becomes a necessity for trips beyond the local neighborhood or beyond the home, these … Read more

September is National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month (#NationalPreparednessMonth) Whenever we are planning an event, whether it is something for today, for tomorrow, for the coming weekend, or maybe further ahead, one of the resources we are likely to resort to is the weather forecast. We can plan and prepare ourselves better if we have an idea of what the … Read more

Senior/Elderly Safety 

When talking about Senior & Elderly Safety, the first question to ask and answer is: “What is the difference between a senior person and an elderly person?” …and the answer is ‘nothing or everything’ depending on the perspective of the situation and one’s viewpoint. In the context of accidents and injuries, one becoming elderly can … Read more

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