Safety for Seniors

The NCFD offers four educational information on fire and health safety for older adults and their care takers. For more information on any program or to schedule a training please call the Fire Department.

  1. Home Fire Safety
  2. Fall Prevention
  3. Wheelchair Safety
  4. Driving Safety

Home Safe Home - Smoke Detectors and Fire Safety (Older Adult)

Thousands of people, many of them older adults, die every year as a result of accidents in their homes. Millions of others suffer disabling injuries. Many of these accidents can be prevented by putting simple safety tips to use. 

Topics discussed: 

  • Buying, installing and caring for your smoke detector
  • Electrical safety
  • Escape plan
  • Fire safety in the home
  • Smoking safety
  • Stop, drop and roll