home safety

Amy Goyer shares 10 of her favorite gadgets that help her care for her Mom and Dad.
En español | I’ve been a family caregiver for more than 30 years, and I’ve found that there are some gadgets that not only make my life much easier but also make the lives of those I’m caring for much safer and happier.
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LAS VEGAS - Spending a day on the floor at the NAHB International Builders' Show is like Disneyland for homeowners. If only I could afford the remote controlled sliding glass door that I can open with my iPad so I don't have to get off the sofa when the dogs want in.
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I don't know about you, but I am not enamored of the bells and whistles on new stoves these days. Do I really need blower jets for crispier pizza or a new browning gizmo for crème brí»lée?
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I'll admit it: I have kitchen envy. Each time I'm at a friend's house I take mental pictures of their kitchen -- or sometimes I ask if I can snap a couple -- because I love everyone else's kitchen but mine. (I have friends with excellent taste, it seems.)  I pour through DIY sites and am always pinning photos onto to "My Dream Kitchen" board in Pinterest.
Man in tub with back brush-most dangerous room in the house
Think the kitchen, with its sharp utensils and hot stove, cause the most household injuries? Wrong. It's the bathroom, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Yes, we know that mowing the lawn can be boring and sweaty and slow. But really, drinking beer while you mow? Talking on the phone? Texting??
We 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 June is Home Safety Month?
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