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25 Tips To Make Home Safe For Seniors

4 Sep

Need some tips to keep a seniors home safe? Here’s a quick article that outlines twenty-five tips to make a home safe for the elderly.  I like that this article breaks it down into living quarters. Below are the top five tips; follow the link to the article has all twenty-five tips.

Top five tips to keep a seniors home safe:

  1. Bathroom
    •  Add grab bars
  2. Bedroom
    • Remove all rugs
  3. Kitchen
    • Ensure working smoke dectors
  4. Living Room
    • Make sure furniture is stable
  5. Monitoring
    • Install motion detector lights

https://www.homesecuritylist.com/home-safety-seniors/

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Some Quick Fire Safety Tips For People With Disabilities

4 Jun

We discovered a complete guide on fire safety for people with disabilities. The guide covers safety strategies for people with visual, hearing and mobility impairments, organized by chapters and has resources cited.

Some quick fire safety tips:

  • Don’t wear loose-fitting clothing around an open flame.
  • Don’t leave hot pans unattended.
  • Always set a timer when cooking food in the oven.
  • Don’t overload electrical outlets.
  • Never use the oven to heat your home.
  • Properly maintain chimneys and space heaters.

Read full article
https://www.homesecuritylist.com/fire-safety-disabilities/

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OhioHopes Helps Seniors

3 Feb

Are you senior that thinks they’ve been scammed? OhioHOPES strives to be Ohio’s informative hub for older adults at risk of crime. This initiative provides resources, a monitored helpline, and support in reporting crimes. If you are senior or have an elderly family member that needs help check out Ohio Hopes.

http://ohiohopes.org/

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