The “Fire Safety for Mature Adults” pamphlet is a fantastic resource for raising awareness about the risk of fires in the home for seniors. The pamphlet offers an a fire safety checklist to find the common risks in a home. It also explains the higher risk for injury or death for older adults in the event of a fire.
It begins by noting the importance of fire safety for adults by highlighting common risks in the home and what to do to help prevent fire.
The pamphlet covers the importance of having and maintaining a smoke alarm. Providing options for smoke alarms that cater to the hearing impaired. Smoke alarms are the first line of defense against fire. Providing an early warning that can be the difference between life and death.
The pamphlet then discusses the importance of planning ahead for fire. Noting specific instructions for mature adults who may have difficulty escaping a home in the event of a fire.
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This pamphlet is also available in Spanish.
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