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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 could be a one-way ticket to a house fire. Of course, our goal here at Safety Aid is to prevent house fires, so we’ve put […]

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 furnace rooms aren’t the most dangerous place in the house. In fact, the most dangerous room is usually also the smallest – the bathroom. […]

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 loved ones out of the house — so forget about bringing your prized possessions with you. Most people think accidents like house […]

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 see why that would be the case! By living in private homes, seniors are able to maintain their independence and see loved ones […]

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 scammers and anyone can be targeted and can become a victim. These scammers can target all classes and even the most educated can fall […]

Scams

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 artists. Professional scammers usually use mass marketing fraud campaign to target seniors between the ages of 50 and 79. Scammers […]

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 help you inspect your home for evidence of trouble that may be waiting to happen. Every NO answer is a clue that your home […]

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 the outcome? What’s the worst that can happen to you? Before first responders can help you, they need to find […]

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 with you at all times. While it may be less fashionable, carry a belt-like bag around waist so you’ll have room for your important documents like […]

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