Summer is here, which means you have to make the decision of whether or not your child is old enough to stay at home alone, while you are working or running errands. According to experts, most kids are ready to stay home alone by the time they are 12 or 13 years old.
However, despite your child’s age, you are the only one who can determine if they are ready to stay at home, alone this summer. If you decide that this option will work for you and your family, you may want to use the security tips here […]
Few things are more worrisome than when an elderly parent or close relative, particularly one with medical problems or memory impairment, lives alone. Understandably, people want to remain in their own homes as long as possible. Yet, as physical and/or mental limitations worsen with the aging process, simple tasks like cooking, bathing, climbing stairs and doing household chores in the basement or yard can pose real dangers.
What’s worse is the idea that if the person falls or becomes injured, they could be left for a long time without receiving aid. According to the Consumers Advocate, 62% of […]