Home and Personal Safety
Avoid Cane and Walker Injuries
Walking aids can help you stay mobile—but only when they’re used safely.
Be in the Know When on the Go in Winter
If you live in an area where winter brings snow, slush and ice, the best advice about driving in these conditions is not to. But if you must venture out, be prepared.
Do I Really Need a Fire Extinguisher?
How to Prevent Identity Theft
Luckily, having your identity stolen is far from inevitable. It just takes a little vigilance on your part to keep your identity safe on your computer and out of the hands of would-be thieves.
In Case of Emergency...Be Ready for Anything
Don't wait to think about disaster until you're dealing with one. In the hurried confusion, you're likely to miss important items as you prepare your home or leave to seek shelter.
Preparing for Severe Winter Weather
Knowing how to prepare for a storm, and what to do during and after one, can help keep you and your family safe.
Protect Yourself from Sexual Assault
Rape can happen to anyone—children, grandmothers, students, working women, wives, mothers, and even males.
Simple Ways to Make Your Home Safer
The safer and more livable you make your home, the longer you can maintain your independence and avoid debilitating injuries.
Street Smarts: How to Protect Yourself When Walking
Walking alone on the street—especially as a woman carrying a purse—can still be a dangerous thing to do. You can take a few easy steps to minimize your risk when walking on the street, whether it’s at night or any other time. Here are some tips.