Cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries year after year. Older adults (ages 65+) are at significantly higher risk of dying from a cooking related fire than the general population. This high-quality 60-second public service announcement provides safety tips to help older adults cook safely and prevent home cooking fires.

These program resources were developed with funds provided by a FY 2011 Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency as part of a multi-generational fire safety awareness campaign, which encourages family members of all ages to work together to identify and correct potential home fire hazards.