ERIC Number: ED382889
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Fire Safety for Retired Adults: Participant's Coursebook.
Walker (Bonnie) and Associates, Inc., Crofton, MD.
The risk of dying from fire increases substantially among older adults. This document contains a collection of fire safety information for elderly people. Information includes procedures to follow in case of fire and early warning technologies such as smoke alarms. The booklet describes potential sources of fires (smoking, home heating, kitchens, electrical hazards, home appliances, barbecue grills) and how the elderly person can reduce the risks of fires. Also presented are tips on developing a home fire-safety plan. (JE)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Alarm Systems, Emergency Programs, Fire Protection, Fire Science Education, Older Adults, Safety, Safety Education
Bonnie Walker and Associates, Inc., 2135 Espey Court, Suite 16, Crofton, MD 21114 ($10; video also available).
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Aging (DHHS/PHS), Bethesda, MD.
Authoring Institution: Walker (Bonnie) and Associates, Inc., Crofton, MD.
Identifiers: Fire Drills; Fire Safety Education; Fires; Smoke Detectors
Note: Produced for the National Fire Safety Certification System for the Elderly.