Home Safety: Time Is of the Essence

Home should be a place where you feel safe, but unfortunately it can be full of hazards you’ve never considered. It is estimated that 28.1 million emergency room visits are caused by unintentional injuries each year and result in 136,053 deaths.  Of the top seven causes of unintentional injury and death, five could occur in your home. What are the top seven causes of unintentional … Continue reading Home Safety: Time Is of the Essence

National Missing Children’s Day 2017

National Missing Children’s Day occurs on May 25 as a reminder of everyone’s role to help locate and recover children. It also offers hope to families who are waiting and searching for their lost children. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) suggests 4 steps to get involved in advocacy for missing children today and every day. As a part of the “Picture … Continue reading National Missing Children’s Day 2017

How to Find Local Crime Stats

If you’re considering moving to a new place or just want to assess the safety of your neighborhood, local crime stats can be helpful for your decision making. How do you find accurate stats for where you live? It doesn’t hurt to call your local police department to inquire about local crime, but you can also start with some internet resources. Here are some of … Continue reading How to Find Local Crime Stats

What you Need to Know About Home Security and Your Pets

Your pets are a part of the family and like the rest of your family, you want to do everything you can to keep them safe. A home security system can help with this goal, even letting you check in on your pet during the day. Optimizing your system is essential, however, so your pet doesn’t accidentally set it off. Your pets might not be … Continue reading What you Need to Know About Home Security and Your Pets

Know the Signs of Stroke

May is Stroke Awareness month. Time is of the essence when you or someone you care about is having a stroke, so it’s important to know all the early signs and not just the standard ones. If someone near you has these signs/symptoms, call 911 immediately, or press the emergency  button on your medical alert pendant or  home security system keypad. Numbness, weakness, or slackening … Continue reading Know the Signs of Stroke

#TestimonialTuesday Roundup

Here are some stories we’ve shared recently for #TestimonialTuesday from Guardian customers. We love to share snippets of customers’ stories but we thought you might like to read some of our their full true stories. These reviews and true stories came from a variety of places including Consumer Affairs, TrustPilot and the Apple App Store. Ervin F., Ohio “Cooking my wife pancakes, didn’t have the stove … Continue reading #TestimonialTuesday Roundup

Playground Safety Tips You Need To Know

Going to the playground, whether it is in your backyard or somewhere in your community, is a great way for kids to get outdoors and play. Playgrounds can be places of healthy exercise, creative play and socialization. However, about 200,000 kids go to the ER annually because of a playground related injury according to kidshealth.org.  Making a couple of safety choices now will allow the … Continue reading Playground Safety Tips You Need To Know