At age 65, older adults are twice as likely to be killed or injured by fires compared to the population at large. By age 75, that risk increases to three times that of the general population — and to four times by age 85.
Remembering When™ is centered around 16 key safety messages – eight fire prevention and eight fall prevention. It was developed by experts from national and local safety organizations, as well as through focus group testing in high-fire-risk states.
There are various ways this program can be delivered.
- Service clubs
- Social/religious organizations
- Retirement communities
- Group presentations
- Trivia games
- Home visit services