Help Keep Your Elderly Family Safe

Allowing your elderly family to age at home can be very liberating for them, but it can also be stressful. Helping to keep your family safe can be a whole job in itself. If you have elderly family who are living at home, there are some tips you can enact to make their home safer and help prevent injury. Slip-proof the house. Did you know … Continue reading Help Keep Your Elderly Family Safe

Be Prepared for Hurricane Irma

When extreme weather strikes, Guardian Protection Services wants to help ensure that our customers are as safe as they can be. Hurricane season is just one time of the year where extreme weather can affect your home and family. For those who live in areas affected by Hurricane Irma, there are some things you need to know about Guardian and your monitored Guardian security system.  … Continue reading Be Prepared for Hurricane Irma

Preparedness Month: Being Prepared with Guardian

Most of being prepared for an emergency or natural disaster is about planning and being ready just in case. This is why the theme for National Preparedness Month this September is “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.”  Ready.gov describes the goal of this year’s preparedness month by saying: “We are all able to help first responders in our community by training how to respond during … Continue reading Preparedness Month: Being Prepared with Guardian

Being Prepared for a Tropical Storm

When extreme weather strikes, Guardian Protection Services wants to help ensure that our customers are as safe as they can be. Hurricane season is just one time of the year where extreme weather can affect your home and family. For those who live in areas affected by possible Tropical Storm Irma, there are some things you need to know about Guardian and your monitored Guardian … Continue reading Being Prepared for a Tropical Storm

Don’t Let Fireworks Ruin the Fun

Fireworks are synonymous with summer celebrations. One celebration that is specifically called to mind is the Fourth of July. On average, 200 people go to the emergency room with firework injuries on the days surrounding America’s birthday. If you plan on enjoying amateur-fireworks with friends and family, then please take the time to read these safety tips: Never allow young children to play with fireworks. … Continue reading Don’t Let Fireworks Ruin the Fun

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

Hurricane Preparedness Tips

If you live in an area where hurricanes and tropical storms affect you, it’s time to get prepared! If you don’t have plans and preparations ready before the hurricane season begins, you might get caught unaware and not have what you need to stay safe. Hurricane season on the Pacific coast starts on May 15 and on the Atlantic coast starts on June 1. As … Continue reading Hurricane Preparedness Tips

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

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