ENJOY YOUR SUMMER SAFELY

Summer is here, at last, with all of its enjoyable warm-weather activities: picnics, hiking, fishing, gardening, swimming, boating, barbeques, and, of course, celebrating the holidays.  Unfortunately, it’s a fact of nature that all of these are accompanied by a certain amount of risk.  Grey Army wants you to have a safe and wonderful time this summer.  So, we have a created the below list of tips for you to keep in mind to reduce the risk of spending any time being treated for injuries from easily avoidable accidents.

 

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Making Your Kitchen Senior Friendly

We all value our privacy and our independence, but these shouldn’t come at the expense of our health and well-being. As we age, staying in our own home becomes more difficult because of the rising safety concerns.  We tend to spend a lot of time in our kitchens and engage in a variety of potentially risky tasks. Adjustments to our kitchens are particularly important.

The costs of a kitchen renovation can range from small to large; the following list provides some helpful ideas of senior-friendly adjustments.

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Be Fire Ready, even now.

“I love a sunburnt country” is a line from a famous Australian poem. It’s very true because it cops some serious heat in the summer months, and even well into March. In and around Melbourne we constantly face the danger…

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Beware of dodgy tradesmen

You have seen those signs which say Beware of the Dog. Well there should be one on the vans and trucks of incompetent tradesmen. The sign should read Beware of Dodgy Tradesmen. It’s easy to laugh at people who get…

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