Home Heating Safety Tips for Older Adults

Colder winter weather increases the likelihood of heating related fires. These fires are the second leading cause of fire deaths among older adults.  Keep your home safe and warm all year long with these safety tips. Heating Safety Keep anything that can burn at least three feet away from heating equipment, like the furnace, space heater, […]

Cooking Safety Tips for Older Adults Public Service Announcement (PSA)

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. […]

Home Electrical Safety Tips for Older Adults Public Service Announcement (PSA)

Electrical failures or malfunctions are a leading cause of home fires every year. Older adults (ages 65+) have a higher risk of dying in fires caused by electrical distribution and lighting equipment than the general population. This high-quality 60-second public service announcement provides safety tips to help older adults identify and prevent electrical hazards that […]

Home Fire Safety for Older Adults – Community Outreach Presentation

Older adults (ages 65+) are burdened with the gravest fire risk. They are consistently more threatened with death or injury by fire than any other age group. Raising awareness among older adults is the key to reducing home fires and preventing deaths. Understanding the common causes of home fires is the critical first step in […]

Home Heating Safety Tips for Older Adults Public Service Announcement (PSA)

Colder winter weather increases the likelihood of heating related fires. These fires are the second leading cause of fire deaths among older adults (ages 65+). This high-quality 60-second public service announcement provides safety tips to help older adults prevent home heating fires. These program resources were developed with funds provided by a FY 2011 Fire […]

Home Fire Safety for Older Adults Safety Awareness Program Toolkit

Cooking and Kitchen Safety Tips for Older Adults Home Heating Safety Tips for Older Adults Home Electrical Safety Tips for Older Adults Fire Escape Planning for Older Adults Smoke Alarm Safety Tips with Special Considerations for Older Adults Emergency Information Sheet Smoke Alarm Maintenance Calendar Home Fire Safety Checklist for Older Adults Introduction Knowledge and […]

Home Fire Safety for Older Adults

Home Fire Safety for Older Adults Program Toolkit Video Public Service Announcements Community Education / Outreach Presentation Proven Need for Fire Safety Awareness among Older Adults The U.S. fire problem is severe. Each year, home fires result in a significant number of deaths and injuries. Older adults (ages 65+) are burdened with the gravest fire […]