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Senior Motorists

Senior driving class at Griffin

Griffin Hospital will host an AARP Driver Safety Program from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 6 in the hospital’s dining room meeting rooms. The AARP Driver Safety Program is the nation’s first and
Senior Motorists

Watermark in Bridgeport to host senior driving safety class

On Friday, April 10, The Watermark at 3030 Park, 3030 Park Ave., Bridgeport, will host an AARP-sponsored safe driving course designed for individuals over the age of 50. The class will take place from
The 5th Annual Prom Safety Awareness Night will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7 at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St. in Derby.

Griffin Hospital in Derby to host prom safety awareness night

  Juniors and seniors of Lower Naugatuck Valley high schools and their parents are invited to the 5th Annual Prom Safety Awareness Night from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7 at Griffin
Categories: accidents, Derby

CDC: 1 in 3 truck drivers in fatal crashes weren’t wearing seat belts

More than one in three truck drivers who died in crashes in 2012 weren’t wearing seat belts, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The report states that
Senior Motorists

Senior driving class at Bridgeport Hospital

AARP’s Smart Driver Course takes place Saturday, March 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the first-floor Administration Conference Room at Bridgeport Hospital, 267 Grant St. The fee is $15 for AARP

Griffin Hospital in Derby to host AARP driver safety program

Griffin Hospital in Derby  will host an AARP Driver Safety Program from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 7 in the hospital’s dining room meeting rooms. The AARP Driver Safety Program is the
Toys with small pieces, such as these, are among those that safety experts advise against buying for small kids this holiday season.

Be savvy about toy safety this holiday season

With holiday shopping season unofficially underway, you’ll likely be looking for items for the little ones in your life this year. But experts advise caution when picking playthings. As toys have
Categories: safety

AARP sponsors driving course for seniors in Bridgeport

On Friday, Sept. 19, The Watermark at 3030 Park will host the AARP Smart Driver™ Safety Course, a class designed to help people over the age of 50 navigate roads more safely and comfortably. The class
Categories: elderly, traffic safety
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center’s physicians and staff from the Injury Prevention Center were joined by Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Sarah Eagan- State Child Advocate, and Jack Harder from the American Red Cross Thursday to discuss summer safety.

Be safe this holiday weekend

Though you and your family are likely anticipating the holiday season, it’s not without its dangers. This summer, children ages 14 and under will be rushed to emergency rooms nearly 3 million times
Categories: accidents , General , health , heat stress , hospitals

Summer safety tips from the Department of Health

With summer officially upon us, the Connecticut Department of Public Health wants you to keep safety in mind as you go about their daily activities this season. “Summer is a great time to enjoy