5 Tips to Encourage Fire Safety for Seniors

caregiver support for aging parents

We may remember hearing the stories about how, as children, Mom or Dad lived in homes that were heated primarily by wood or coal stoves and maybe a few space heaters to knock off the chill in upstairs bedrooms. Now that they are aging and you see they are getting a little forgetful or careless, you are, no doubt, glad that their home is heated with a furnace instead of logs or coal.

But with the reminder that October is National Fire Safety Month, now is a good time to do what we can to help Mom and Dad remain safe from fire hazards.