Healthy and Safety

  1. Health Topics
  2. Safety

Alzheimer’s Disease and related Dementia

Bed Bugs

Diabetes Education


Montgomery County’s Code Blue Plan

EXTREME  WEATHER  - HEAT                    

Montgomery County’s Code Red Plan

Heat Stress in Older Adults (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Heat Wave Safety (American Red Cross)

Picture Communication Aid for those who cannot speak (Temple University Institute on Disabilities)


Older Adults and the Flu

Take 3 to Prevent the Flu

Instructional Videos for Caregivers

In this series of instructional videos, intern Carolyn Ticker, Physical Therapist, discusses common issues that older adults face and how you, as a provider, can properly manage them. 

Topics included are:

  • How to properly transfer the older adults 
  • Ensuring proper assistive device fit 
  • How to safely guard the older adult to prevent falls 
  • Identifying hazards in the home