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Preventing Falls and Fires at Home

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AARP Wyoming is working with several organizations in Casper and Natrona County to reduce the incidence of fires and falls in residents’ homes. Falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries for adults age 65 and older.

Staff and volunteers representing AARP, the Casper Fire-EMS Department, Casper College, Reveille Rotary Club, Natrona Senior Health Network and Casper/Natrona County Health Department will install lightbulbs, night-lights and smoke detectors in low-income homes. The Casper Senior Center referred the participating homeowners and renters.

Volunteers will gather at the center Oct. 17 from 8:30 a.m. to noon to learn more about the project and to get their assignments.

To volunteer, call Renee Gamino of AARP Wyoming at 307-432-5810.

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