Vacation Rental Safety

Family leaving their home with luggage to go on vacation

Many enjoy renting homes or apartments for vacation. These rentals are not regulated like hotels and motels. Practice home safety in rentals just like you do at home. To ensure the safety of your family while at your vacation rental, be sure: Everyone knows the address of the rental. Everyone knows two ways out of […]

Preventing House Fires in the Winter

Preventing house fires in the winter

Did you know that home fires occur more in winter than in any other season? Some alarms may use your home’s electrical system and that could stop working during a power outage. Make sure that your smoke alarm has a back-up battery and replace the battery at least once a year. Three out of five […]

Preventing Falls in Your Home

Man who has fallen and lost his glasses

Many falls do not cause injuries, but one out of five falls does cause a serious injury such as a broken bone or a head injury. Here are four tips fall prevention you can do to ensure that you and your home are safe. Talk openly with your healthcare provider about fall risks & prevention. […]