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How to Recognize the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

The signs of physical elder abuse are not always obvious, especially given the nature of nursing home care. It is important to know how to recognize any clues pointing to potential nursing home abuse so that you can take action against it. Common Signs of Physical Abuse or Neglect of Elders The more common signs…. Read More

What to Do If You Encounter a Stunt Driver on the Road

Safety is of the upmost importance when sharing the road with fellow motorists. However, sometimes people do not follow the rules of the road. Last month, a group of 30 to 50 motorcyclists were reported “stunt” driving on a major roadway in San Jose. According to the report, the motorcyclists were engaging in wheelies, knocking…. Read More

Why San Jose’s New Bike Lane Project Could Create More Traffic

San Jose is preparing to undertake a major overhaul downtown. The project is called Better BikewaySJ, a two-year project that will create more bike lanes, add traffic diverters and remove some parking spots in the downtown San Jose area. The protected biking lanes will be created in tandem with the city’s street repaving plans. The…. Read More

California Highway Patrol Reports a 28 Percent Decrease In Fatal Motorcycle Accidents

During the summer, the California Highway Patrol heightens its efforts to make sure that motorcyclists and motorists are driving safely on the roads. For motorcyclists, the summer months are a time for road trips and other adventures along scenic California roads. The winding roads, winds, and other motorists may make the roads unsafe for those…. Read More

Death of Olympic Skier’s Child Emphasizes Pool Safety for Children

Olympic skier Bode Miller lost his 19-month-old child in a friend’s swimming pool during a party. Drowning deaths like this one kill thousands each year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) maintains that there are 3,536 fatal drowning accidents in the US each year. Twenty percent of these accidents involve children under 14…. Read More

Five Tips for Improving Summertime Swimming Pool Safety

Swimming is a popular summer pastime that is enjoyed by millions of people each year. Although swimming is a great way to cool off during warm weather, there are ways you or loved ones could suffer harm while using a pool. Each year, there are reports of swimmers dying or suffering injuries. In a recent…. Read More

Tips to Protect Your Teenager During the 100 Deadliest Days of Driving

Memorial Day marks the beginning of the “100 Deadliest Days of Driving” for teenage drivers. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, 1,600 people over the past five years were killed by teenage drivers during this period. Teenagers are not enrolled in school during the summer months and are more likely to be driving…. Read More

Cycling Safety Tips: How to Be a Safe Cyclist in San Jose

Cycling is a popular method of transportation in California. As cycling increases in popularity, there is a risk that bicycle accidents will also increase. Multiple Bay Area towns are working on infrastructure upgrades to reduce the number of bicycle accidents. However, there are also steps you can take to protect yourself while cycling in San…. Read More





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