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Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

Winter is a magical season with its snowy landscapes and the joy of the holiday season. However, it also brings challenges, especially for seniors. Cold weather, slippery sidewalks, and shorter daylight hours can pose safety risks. To ensure a safe and enjoyable winter, we’ve gathered some essential tips for seniors to stay healthy and secure during the coldest months of the year. 1. Dress Warmly...

Costumes, Candy, and Care: Safety Reminders for the Family this Halloween

Halloween is a fun time for the entire family. This special holiday encourages creativity, strengthens community spirit, and gives us all an excuse to dress up. To help prevent accidents and injuries that could spoil the holiday or worse, we offer the following safety reminders for Halloween. Choose Safe Costumes Halloween costumes should be made of flame-resistant fabric. Colors should be bright and reflective, or...

8 Steps to Fall-Proof Your Home

This week is Active Aging Week, an annual campaign to promote the benefits of healthy aging and lifestyles. It is held during the first week of October, beginning on the first Monday of the month. In 2023, it runs from October 2 to October 8. Falls are one of the greatest health risks for older adults. Every year, millions of people ages 65 and older...

How to Keep Your Backyard Campfires Safe

There is nothing like a campfire to create a cozy atmosphere when friends and family get together under the stars. A fire draws the gaze and lets you keep warm while socializing in the cool of the evening. A campfire can even be used to cook a meal if you have the right type of fire and accessories. But where there is fire, there is...

5 Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

Ice, snow, and freezing temperatures can make life more challenging for seniors during the winter months. Slippery walkways and bone-chilling colds can lead to serious injuries and illnesses, particularly for older adults. These tips for winter can help keep seniors safe. Dress Warm to Prevent Hypothermia Hypothermia is a risk for older people living in regions with colder temperatures in winter. This condition occurs when...