7 bathroom safety tips for seniors
Bathroom safety is critical for aging seniors. According to the CDC, over 800,000 patients a year are hospitalized because of a fall injury. Many of which can be largely attributed to bathroom accidents. If one is not careful, bathrooms can pose serious, and sometimes fatal, risks.Read More →
Resolve to stay fit and safe at the gym
The top New Year's resolution continues to be weight loss. It also is the most commonly broken resolution. Still, many people try to beat the odds by joining a gym or fitness center in early January. While some are daunted by a lack of motivation, others are hindered by injuries and other avoidable aches and pains.
Follow these tips to make your fitness journey rewarding and safe so that your goals of weight loss and health are more attainable.Read More →
'I Resolve': A New Year's insurance checklist
It's that time of year again when many of us look at our lives with renewed energy and fresh eyes. As you make resolutions to improve your overall wellbeing this year, take some time to include an insurance review. It's a quick and important investment in your financial security.Read More →
Tips to protect your car from road salt
Salt that is spread on winter roads does more than eat away at ice — it eats at your vehicle too.Read More →
Top 5 snowblower safety tips
While kids may welcome the prospect of sledding, snowmen, and snow-days off school, most business and home owners dread the task of snow removal from their driveways and sidewalks. You can ease the back-breaking chore of shoveling snow with the use of a snow blower, but the following precautions should be taken.Read More →
Many livestock owners need to spread manure, even during the winter months. But winter snowfall and spring thaws can create challenges for manure management. When manure isn't effectively absorbed into the soil, it can run off into surface water, ditches, and streams.
Did you know that falls are a leading cause of injury and death in the U.S.?
More than 9 million people are seen by medical providers each year for slip and fall accidents and related injuries, and one-fifth of falls cause serious bodily harm like a broken bone or head injury. Sadly, most are preventable and could have been avoided with proper preparation and training.
During winter weather conditions, the stakes are even higher with wet floors and icy surfaces. Businesses can help prevent slip and falls on two fronts—for associates and customers.
Salt that is spread on winter roads does more than eat away at ice — it eats at your vehicle too.
Snow brings a fresh perspective by dropping a bright, white layer over a house, a neighborhood, a city. But it also brings the inevitable chore: shoveling.
It's that time of year again when many of us look at our lives with renewed energy and fresh eyes. As you make resolutions to improve your overall wellbeing this year, take some time to include an insurance review. It's a quick and important investment in your financial security.