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Home and Personal Safety

  1. 5 Home Safety Threats You Might Overlook

    For safety's sake, look through your home often. Keep an eye out for not-so-obvious hazards.

  2. Avoid Cane and Walker Injuries

    Walking aids can help you stay mobile—but only when they’re used safely.

  3. 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.

  4. Do I Really Need a Fire Extinguisher?
  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Protect Yourself from Sexual Assault

    Rape can happen to anyone—children, grandmothers, students, working women, wives, mothers, and even males.

  9. Safety Checklist: How Does Your Family Rate?

    Keeping your family safe and sound can be as easy as following simple safety rules consistently. Here's a checklist from the National Safety Council can help you maintain essential safety precautions.

  10. 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.