Millions of elderly people injure themselves in falls annually. Home security systems that are capable of quickly summoning emergency help may reduce the severity of their injuries, but the numbers are still pretty staggering. ...

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Not sure what you or your family will do in the event of a fire? Be proactive – develop a plan to escape a fire safely with these seven simple steps....

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No home—or emergency plan for that matter—is complete without a fully stocked emergency kit. Your emergency kit should consist of useful supplies that can aid with survival in a disastrous situation. Of course, there are some i...

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When a home is empty, it can give you the chance to relax and unwind, which can be especially rejuvenating if you've had a hectic week at work or with the family. Yet despite the benefits of being home alone, there ar...

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Whether your region is known for having intense winters or a few big storms every year, there's no better time to prepare for the upcoming season than now. If you think you know everything about planning ahead for winter weather and the complications it causes, you still might want to think about revamping your strategy. ...

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Sudden power outages can pose a variety of challenges, and can be a source for major anxiety and frustration for homeowners. During a power outage, the personal safety methods that people may otherwise embrace could be challenged. The following five safety tips can help people overcome problems that arise during power out...

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It's a common item on the news: A thief breaks into a victim's home not by forcing the door open, but by ringing the doorbell and overpowering whomever answers. 

So, keep safe when you answer the door, with these strategies. 1. Mount a "No Soliciting" Sign It sounds simple, an...

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