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Today’s Home Safety Tip!

Posted on 06/7/2010 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

Home & FamilyWe told you last week that June is Home Safety Month – and here is today’s tip from AARP.org. This one might be particularly of interest to remember because of the unpredictable weather that this year has brought already. Did you know flooding can cause indoor air quality problems in your home long after floodwaters have receded? Many of you have probably dealt with the dreaded basement flooding during a bad rain storm, and this year has seen so many …

Home Safety Month

Posted on 06/2/2010 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

Home & FamilyDid you know June is Home Safety Month? In recognition of this important issue – especially for seniors – AARP launched “30 for 30,” highlighting 30 important safety tips for each of the 30 days in June. Some surprising findings from the 30 for 30: Did you know more than 86,000 people fall each year inside or in the immediate environment outside home due to a pet, according to the Center for Disease Control? Of those 10.5 percent were between …