Fire Safety for Elders with Special Health Needs

Decreased mobility, sight, hearing or cognitive capabilities may limit a person’s ability to take the quick action necessary to escape during a fire emergency. People over the age of 65 are twice as likely to suffer injuries or lose their lives in fires compared to the population-at-large, according to the U.S. Fire Administration, part of […]

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Care For Elderly Loved Ones As Heat Waves Continue

This week has been extremely hot once again, are you doing everything you can to protect your elderly loved ones from the heat? Although we’re all feeling the high temperatures, seniors are especially susceptible to heat waves. Unfortunately, roughly 40 percent of heat-related deaths in the U.S., between the years 1999-2009 were adults over the […]

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