Home Safety Tips for Seniors

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According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), slips and falls are the two leading causes of injuries and deaths among adults 65 and older. Each year, approximately 7500 adults, 65 and older, die from injuries sustained in a fall. Simple precautions and some easy modifications to your home can help reduce the danger of slips and falls. 1. Keep floors and stairs clear of clutter, such as newspapers, shoes, toys, and other items that you can easily trip

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Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips

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The most common activities associated with Halloween are no doubt dressing up and trick-or-treating. Children, adults, babies – even cats and dogs – get dressed up; however, trick-or-treating is mostly for the children. To keep this a fun and exciting day for your child, there are a few things to be mindful of: Dress up – safely and securely When preparing the costume, only buy costumes labeled “flame resistant”, and be aware of long capes and tails that drag on

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What Small Businesses Need to Know About Commercial Security Systems

When it comes to the livelihood of their companies, small business owners want to know they’re protected. It’s important to make sure property, contents, staff, and customers are secure and the installation of commercial security systems is an effective way to ensure a business has adequate protection. However, many questions are sure to arise about what components should be included and how to afford them. With research, savvy and All-Guard Alarm Systems, small business owners can find commercial security systems

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Home Security in San Francisco Means Staying Aware of Common Risks

While they may have already made the wise choice to invest in CA security systems, homeowners and their families can still fall prey to some common home security risks if they don’t stay mindful. Take Care When it Comes to Spare Keys Modern criminals are savvy; they know where to look and how to break into secret hiding places. Your best bet is to avoid keeping a spare anywhere on your property. You can consider keeping a key with trustworthy

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National Fire Prevention Week Targets Kitchen Safety and Fire Systems

The use of modern, monitored fire alarms in San Francisco is a crucial step toward optimal fire prevention in the area, but it isn’t the ONLY step. Awareness is just as important. If we’re conscious of prevention techniques in the home and workplace and proactive about observing them, then we can substantially reduce the number of deadly fires that occur each year. Fire Prevention Week The NFPA is a U.S. trade association that helps local government in San Francisco and

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