Senior Safety with National Night Out

National Night Out takes place on the first Tuesday of August - this year, it’s August 1st. This is a nationwide community event in which you can learn more about police-sponsored programs in your area, such as neighborhood watch groups, drug prevention and safety information. Accompanied by food, music and safety demonstrations by local emergency personnel, National Night … [Read more...]

Grabcessories With Scott Blakley, CEO LiveWell Home Safety Solutions

In this episode of Smart Retirement Life, Join Mark Hager as he talks to Scott Blakley, CEO of LiveWell Home Safety Solutions, the parent company of the Grabcessories brand of bathroom safety products. About Scott Blakley: Scott is a Certified Aging In Place Specialist (CAPS), and a professional speaker on Home Safety and Fall Prevention. Scott has 21 years experience in … [Read more...]

FireAvert Interview With Peter Thorpe – Smart Retirement Life

In this episode of Smart Retirement Life we are talking about FireAvert, a new product that helps protect your family and your home from fires. Mark Hager interviews Peter Thorpe, the Founder of FireAvert, and a career firefighter and paramedic. FireAvert is an incredible product; you won't believe how simple and effective it is! Peter tells us all about the FireAvert … [Read more...]

7 Easily Eliminated Home Fire Hazards

  Home fire hazards pose a very real danger to older people. Losing eyesight, hearing, mobility, and/or memory can heighten the risk of causing a house fire. By taking some precautions, seniors can extend their ability to continue participating in activities they love and enable continued independence. Safeguarding yourself against identifiable hazards in your home can … [Read more...]

Fire Prevention Week 2014 October 5 – 11

  Fire prevention week 2014 is October 5-11. It’s not just a once a year thing. Fire prevention strategies should be implemented all year round. But this October, Fire Prevention Week 2014 (October 5-11) allows us to point out some of the strategies everyone should be implementing in their homes – especially with so many people digging out the portable heaters and … [Read more...]