King Fire, Lions Using Guide Light Program

June 14, 2017 By Mark Pavilons A close-knit community looks after its own. That sentiment is behind a new pilot project initiated by King Fire and Emergency Services. The Guide Light program aims [...]

The 4 Do’s and 4 Don’ts of Electrical Safety

Electronics have made our lives very convenient, so it’s easy to forget that they can also be very dangerous. Plugging them in incorrectly, unplugging them incorrectly, or even spilling water [...]

Four Simple Ways to Improve Your Bathroom Safety

When we think about potentially unsafe rooms in our homes, our minds jump to thoughts of kitchen fires, furnace explosions, and electrical fires. While these are all serious hazards, kitchens and [...]

How Kitchen Fires Lead to House Fires – And Four Ways You Can Prevent Both!

According to the Firefighter Safety Research Institute, you only have three minutes to safely escape a house fire. Three minutes, or just 180 seconds, is barely enough time to get you and your [...]

Skip the Slip: Here are Four Ways to Successfully Prevent Falls at Home!

According to a 2011 survey conducted by Statistics Canada, 92% of Canadian seniors live in private homes instead of long-term care facilities. While this figure may seem high, it’s not hard to [...]

Meeting New Friends and Romantic Partners

If you are looking for companionship and love online you should be extremely careful. There are sites which are searching for vulnerable candidates to scam.  There is no specific criteria for [...]


SENIORS ARE AN EASY TARGET FOR CON ARTISTS AND SCAMMERS When it comes to scam we all need to be alert but especially our senior population as they are a targeted group for professional con [...]

Seniors Personal Home and Safety

Injuries can result from seemingly innocent things around your home—many of which are easily fixed or adapted after you do some detective work to track them down. The following checklists will [...]

Guide Light Can Save Your Life and Your Loved Ones

How much is your life worth to you? What if…there is an emergency? What if…you or your loved ones need fast medical attention? What if…first responders can’t find your home in time? What would be [...]

Seniors Travelling Safety Tips

Safety Tips When Travelling With Seniors You may want to get travel health insurance that allows cover for pre-existing medical conditions for your senior companion. Keep your Embassy details [...]