Even children should be taught to be good neighbors. This is an excellent article from the American Safety & Health Institute about teaching your children to be ready for an emergency. The emergency may happen at your house or across the street at the neighbor’s house. If they see a problem, do they know what […]Read More
Good Samaritan Day!
Being a Good Samaritan is another way to be a Guardian Angel, we think! So we want to celebrate the day with you. In the Bible, Jesus was asked by a religious leader, “Who is our neighbor?” The Good Samaritan is the parable Jesus answered with. A “low caste” person from Samaria stopped to help a […]Read More
Yeah, NO!! The Snake Bite Edition
Rock Your Red!
Staying Alive LLC wants to focus this eNewsletter on Women and Heart Health in recognition of National Heart Month. Why? Women are more likely to die from a heart attack than men. Symptoms are too often ignored or confused with another illness. Even doctors mis-diagnose heart problems with women. We want to arm […]Read More
New Year’s Resolutions
Many of us make New Year’s Resolutions or some type of plan to improve ourselves and improve our community in the upcoming year. Staying Alive has a suggestion for you! Become a guardian angel this year! You can take a CPR & First Aid class in order to have the skills necessary to respond to an […]Read More
Heart Attacks and the Holidays
Americans have more fatal heart attacks during the holiday season than any other time of the year. According to a study published in Circulation, the top three days during the year for heart attacks are December 25, December 26 and January 1. WHY? Winter Weather: Regardless of where we live, researchers have found, we are […]Read More
National Family Caregivers Month
1 in 5 US adults identify as caregivers (53 million or 21.3% of US adults) 10% are enrolled in college or other classes 89% are taking care of a relative 10% of grandparents are taking care of one or more grandchildren 40% live with the person they care for full time 24% care for 2 or more people 27% help someone with a […]Read More
AED Matienance Story
Dental Office I have a wonderful dental office that I have been to several times. The first time I was invited to come and teach, I asked, as I usually do, if they had an AED. The dentist was so proud that he had one and brought it out to show the staff. I said […]Read More
AED Matienance Story
55+ Community Earlier this year, I got a call from a gentleman who was asking to buy replenishment items for an AED. He was a volunteer / resident of a very large 55+ residential community. He wasn’t specific, so I asked questions to try and determine what he was looking for. It took a bit, […]Read More
There’s More to Owning an AED Than the Purchase!
Having an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) in your office, clinic, community space can absolutely save lives. However, purchasing the equipment is just the first step. “Automated” doesn’t mean instant. Training is required to use the AED properly. The equipment must be maintained also. That means And to remind you that Staying Alive offers FREE inspections […]Read More