First Aid & Safety

Rescue and First Aid Techniques for Drowning and Hypothermia

First Aid Techniques for Drowning and Hypothermia

Drowning and Hypothermia: How a Bystander Can Help Most drowning deaths are preventable, but when an accident happens, learn what you can do to help. Each day in the U.S., about 10 people die from drowning. One in four is a child. Most drownings can be prevented. Adult drownings are often related to alcohol consumption. …

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Avoid Scams That Target Seniors

Avoid Scams That Target Seniors

Because they’re seen as easy targets, seniors are often the unwitting victims of fraud. Learn how to avoid the most common scams. “Congratulations! You’ve won a cash prize totaling more than $100,000! In order to receive the money, please send us a cashier’s check for $3,500 to cover processing fees.” What would you do if …

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Avoid Distracted Driving

Avoid Distracted Driving

You don’t have to be holding a cell phone to be a distracted driver. Even a hands-free phone can be unsafe, especially if you’re an older driver. What scares people on the road? Cell phone users. In fact, 83 percent of adults ranked this type of driver a more serious threat than people who speed, …

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Protecting Yourself and Your Home From Flooding and Flash Floods

Protecting Yourself and Your Home From Flooding and Flash Floods

Flooding does more than damage property. It can also lead to injury, illness and even death. Learn how to protect yourself and your property. A heavy rainfall may not seem like a weather emergency, but it could easily turn into one. Flooding can occur anytime, anywhere. In fact, some regions that don’t have a cloud …

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