The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on December 7, 1997 · Page 88
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 88

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Sunday, December 7, 1997
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5 THE PALM BEACH POST SUNDAY. DECEMBER 7, 1997 17D SOUTH PALM EEACH COUffTY UVCJQ rviArsn Live and Learn! A COMMUNITY LECTURE SERIES presented by JFK Medical Center TEMPLE J, TEMPLE ' TORAK andBETHTIKVAH 8600 Jog Road Boynton Beach . 4550 Jog Road Greenacres WEDNESDAY, December 10th ' THURSDAY, December 11th Tips to help prevent holiday fire hazards Specializing In All Your Judaicax Needs And Gift Items. V Christmas trees 1:30p.m. to 3:00p.m. 130p.m. to 3:00p.m. CPR Training: A Life Saving Class Dr. Fred Alfele rt m iff w For Lecture Reservations Call l800'265-8624 F i) R 4 V. " With STEUBEN Timele$S'ElegantAmerican Beautiful Holiday Baskets Books Toys Games 7050 West Palmetto Park Rd. 46 Garden Shops Of Boca Raton 368-9635 2 Doors Right Of Eckerds a GRAND COURT LAKE WORTH . anal liiwiwtComiiiwiihj m Spacious Apartments with Terraces Two Meals Served Daily in our Lively Dining Room i? Full Activities Program Scheduled Transportation Emergency Call System in each Aparlmant 24 Hour Emergency Staff m Pool & Jacuzzi W Weekly Housekeeping All Holiday Merchandise This Ad With Minimum '35 Purchase iiou'll liau U)ih fortlic ' iniimitaiil llunpi... while we take can of mnjll lit ig clue! Worth, FL 33467 am OFF Washers & Dryers in every Apartment H Beauty and Barber Shop ' Shuffleboard Specialty Bank Branch Services 1 3927 Hadjes Drive Lake Please send me more CJ- LAKE WORTH information on (561)965-7277 The Grand Court! GRAND CXHJRJ 3927 Hadjes Dr. Lake Worth, R 33467 Fire hazards, which exist throughout the year, often escalate during the holiday season. Following are tips offered by the Boynton Beach Fire Rescue Department to help you enjoy the holidays safely. Using candles Use candles sparingly, if at all. Keep them away from areas of travel and areas that can be accessed by children or pets. Be especially, careful not to place a candle close to any material that may heat up and ignite. Always make sure that candles are extinguished with water when leaving the house or going to bed. Do not ;use candles in decorations or displays. Cigarettes This is an area of concern throughout the year, but more so during the holidays as families and friends come together. Make sure you have an ample supply of ash-: trays and that all smoking materi-:als are properly extinguished with ; water prior to disposal. Do not place ashtrays on chair or sofa iarms or near beds. Do not dump I "live butts" into the garbage or 'dumpster. Remember that a smol-,'dering cigarette accidently ' dropped on a sofa or other piece of furniture can cause a fire several hours after everyone has gone to bed. t I Electrical outlets j One of the most common fire ' hazards during the holiday season ! is an overloaded electrical system. ! Christmas tree and Hanukkah ; lights, outdoor holiday lights, extra ; toys, appliances, and indoor deco- rations all add to the possibility of ; over-loaded electrical circuits, i Some tips to avoid problems in-: elude: 1. Rearrange furniture so that ; extension cords are not necessary. ; 2: If an electrical cord is used, always keep the entire cord visible. Do not hide it under carpet, rugs or furniture. Be alert for ; worn, cracked or frayed electrical I cords. 3. Do not overload any individual electrical outlet. Use different outlets. I 4. If a breaker is tripped, do not I attempt to by-pass or tape the j breaker open. The electrical wires on the by-passes circuit can heat up and cause a fire anywhere ; throughout the system. 5. Only purchase lights, appli-' ances, etc., which have been tested by a certified testing agency. ; When using electrical lights and ; other decorations outside the ;home, weatherproof all connec-' tions with electrical tape. All lights i and electrical decorations should : be unplugged whenever the house ; is unoccupied or when the occu-; pant goes to bed. ; 6. Never place an electrical cord near a sink or stove. 7. If an outlet or cord feels I unusually warm, this is a warning i of a potential overload. ; 8. Do not rely on "on-off" ; switches or timers. They may mal- function. Senior Veal patty wgravy Oven browned potatoes Vegetable medley Wheat breadmargarine Fresh fruit Milk Beef and rice casserole wtoma-to Chopped spinach Tossed salad wdressing White breadmargarine Vanilla pudding Milk ; Sausage patty ; Steamed cabbage If you are using a real tree, make sure that you choose one that is fresh. The tree should have a fresh cut on the trunk for water absorption and should be placed in a tree stand, which will not tip over. I he tree should be placed in an area which will not impede an exit from the home. Christmas trees need a con stant supply of water. This should be checked and refilled every day. If a Christmas tree becomes brittle or the needles are freely falling off, the tree can be easily ignited and should be discarded. If using a metal tree, do not use electrical lights. A frayed or cracked electrical cord can cause a fire andor electrocution hazard. Space heaters Space heaters are another ma jor source of home fires. Never place a space heater too close to furniture, drapes, walls, desks, etc. Depending on the amount of heat given off, a 4 to 5 foot distance is acceptable. Always check the electrical cords and outlets for overheating. An electrical space heater does not have to be touching an item to cause a fire. Place a space heater in an area where it cannot be easily tipped over. Unplug the heater when not in use and never use an extension cord with a heater. General tips 1. Post emergency phone numbers (including 911) near the phone. 2. Keep doors, hallways and stairs clear of obstructions. 3. Keep flammable liquids stored away from ignition sources (i.e., water heater). 4. Make sure all outlets have outlet covers and that no wires are visible. If small children are in the home, use outlet protectors. 5. Be safe in your cooking habits. Keep handles from protruding over the edge of the stove Never leave food unattended on the stove. Always check the kitch en before going to bed. Equip your home with smoke detectors. It is estimated that most of the 6,000 lives lost and 130,000 fire-related injuries each year, could be prevented by working smoke detectors. Smoke detectors should be placed near bed rooms (away from air vents) and there should be at least one on each floor of the home. Battery-operated smoke detectors should be tested each month. Make it a point to change your smoke detector batteries and check the working condition of your smoke detectors at the same time that you change your clocks ahead and back each year. Develop an Exit Drill In The Home, called the EDITH program. This involves planning and practicing escape routes from every area of your home to be used in the event of fire. For further information on holiday safety, EDITH, or smoke detectors, please contact the Boynton Beach Fire Rescue Department at (561) 375-6325. menus Green beans wdiced red peppers Rye breadmargarine Orange Milk Oven roasted chicken wgravy Garlic mashed potatoes Mixed vegetables Wheat breadmargarine Banana Milk Turkey salad Mixed green salad wdressing Pasta salad wvegetables White bread Lime gelatin wpineapple Milk Ujralirings R Comina Soon To SAWGBASS' Geriatric Nutrition For The WU s and Beyond Dr. Edmund Davidson 5859 Heritage Park Way Delray Beach, FL 33484 Getting to Know Family Members Means A Lot to Me and our Heritage Park Staff! Name Address City SlateZip Phone , - P It's sq warm, friendly and comfortable here that both residents and staff report that families and friends really look forward to visiting Heritage Park West... and so do the grandchildren. Outdoors, there are courtyard gardens, lakes, fountains, tall shade trees, a swimming pool and gazebo. Within our building, there are two clubactivity rooms, billiards, a library, two Crown dining rooms, two 2-story lobbies, living room enclaves, a beautybarber salon, a TVmedia center and bright cheerful apartments - all available at an affordable annual lease. It's no wonder that when families help choose the right full-service, senior rental retirement community-Heritage Park West is a clear winner. It's a beautiful resort with all the comforts of home - and then some. So come have a cup of coffee with me. I'm Jill Sehnert-Davis, executive director (pictured left). We'll talk about activities, maid services, transportation, great food and our 24-hour medical emergency support. Best of all, we'll get to know each other. Call me soon at (561) 499-7744. 1 look forward to welcoming you home to Heritage Park West, where gracious retirement living is at its best. After coffee, do plan to stay for a tour and lunch, if time permits. Incon Therapy is a clinically tested, patented process that completely solves bladder control problems in over 85 of our patients, with 95 showing significant improvement. And it's all done without surgery, without drugs, without invasive methods. The treatment involves the use of biofeedback to help you train your muscles to control incontinence. And it is the only biofeedback procedure for bladder control that doesn't use probes. In fact, there's absolutely no discomfort of any kind. And once you learn how to train the muscles, you can do many of the treatments yourself, in the privacy of your own home. In only six weeks, you stand an excellent chance of being among the 85 who are enjoying active lifestyles again. One of those 85 was Dawn Linkletter. Her father was so impressed, he became an owner in Incon Therapy and an active spokesperson. Incon Therapy treatments are covered by Medicare and many other insurance companies. So if you're one of the many millions suffering from incontinence, give us a call. And get your bladder problem under control. -- coupon -- if Grand Opening In f FIIULSCTof AaiYIiCS....f15.95 sf- N.-5" FREE 3 MINUTE QUICK DRY WITH . . ... acnvivc - SERVICE AIR RRiir.HiN!! AVAILABLE FII1S o a Mn.-Thurs9-9 iol FrL 9-6, Sat. 9-5 Amlntiiw nts Requested Gift Certificates Available Must Present Coupon EXPIRES 12-13-97 New 7, , Location S COWEHMri. -WEST CATWXS: id. mm So. Boynton Beach 2828 South Seacrest Blvd., Suite 102 Seacrest Professional Plaza 735-3550 I I L COUPON

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