Category: Safety

How to Keep Elderly Relatives Safe at Home

As your loved ones start to age and lose some of their mobility, it’s important to figure out how much care they may need, and by whom. Except in cases of extreme physical or mental disability, it is probably not necessary for an elderly family member to move into a nursing home. But what can Read More…

3 Dangerous Things You Probably Do in Your Home

Even the most security-conscious people can forget the little things. Security isn’t always comprised of big things, such as keeping an eye on your kids when they play in the front yard. Sometimes, the little things can be a big deal when it comes to safety. This is especially true as it relates to your Read More…

How to Help Your Teen Get a Neighborhood Job

Getting your first genuine job is a rite of passage. However, your child doesn’t have to wait until he or she can apply for a job at the local fast food chain to start earning money. A neighborhood job can be a great way for your child to earn a little bit of money while Read More…

How to Stay Safe on a Family Vacation

A vacation can be a great time to bond with the other members of your family and build memories together. However, anytime you’re in an unfamiliar location, it’s also important to pay attention to safety. Whether you’re traveling internationally or merely going to a local theme park, you need to make sure you remain safe. Read More…

Is Your Online Date a Felon?

Online dating is more popular than ever. With dozens of incredibly popular dating apps and websites, it’s common to set up a date with someone you’ve never met face-to-face. Most dates that are set-up through an app or website go off without a hitch (except, maybe, the lack of a connection). However, occasionally, there’s a Read More…

How to Establish a Neighborhood Watch

A neighborhood watch can be a great way to make your neighborhood a little safer. Although a call to 911 is effective, it takes time for police and other responders to react to calls. Even with the fastest response time, it may end up being too late to keep someone from being harmed. A better Read More…

Home Security Systems: DIY vs. Professional

Options for a good home security system used to be much simpler: you needed a deadbolt, a heavy door, and a solid baseball bat. However, as technology has advanced, it’s provided many more (and safer) options for protecting homes. A number of companies now provide home security monitoring. And still more provide technology that you Read More…

How to Safely Escape an Abusive Relationship

One in three women and one in four men have experienced some form of physical violence from a partner. In the United States, nearly 20 people are abused by an intimate partner per minute. If you’re in an abusive situation, you’re not alone, and there are ways to keep yourself safe. First, know that computer Read More…

The Safest Ways to Travel

The first day of spring has come and gone, bringing with it the anticipation of warmer weather, the great outdoors, and above all, vacations! This time of year, people around the world are sitting down to plan their next opportunity for rest and relaxation. While it can be easy to become caught up in the Read More…

How to Be Extra-Safe When Staying in a Hotel

Whether you’re on a business trip, vacationing, or just trying to get away from the monotony of day-to-day life, your hotel is an important part of traveling. It’s your home base when you’re away from home, your safe space in a strange place. Hotels are normally set up to be as safe as possible. But Read More…