Posted on 6/24/2011 11:07 AM By Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
Tips to consider for the proection of your plants and trees, and your home, before and after a storm.
Posted on 5/12/2011 12:25 PM By Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
How to keep your home safe if you are a snowbird
Posted on 3/17/2011 1:20 PM By Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
Water safety home tips for children and adults
Posted on 11/10/2010 10:46 AM By Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
How to stay safe outdoors at your home
Posted on 10/13/2010 1:39 PM By Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
According to the home Safety Council, studies have shown that most senior citizens want to live in their own homes for as long as possible, which often makes family members worry about their safety. Studies have also stated that on average a third of people aged sixty-five and over will fall at least once each year, and half of those aged eighty and older will fall at least once a year. The following are simple ways to ensure a safer home for your loved ones.
Always try to have a well-lit staircase by installing lights at the top and bottom of the stairs. It is also suggested to have nightlights in the hallways, bedrooms, and bathrooms. Be sure to have handrails on both sides of the stairs and steps. Handrails must go from the top to the bottom of the stairs. Outdoor steps and sidewalks should be clean and free of any broken or chipped steps.
Install grab bars in your showers and bathtubs. If grab bars already exist, be sure to check for strength and stability.
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Posted on 10/5/2010 1:22 PM By Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
A list of helpful tips for keeping your home garage a safe environment