Elderly and those with dementia or hearing difficulties may not hear a conventional fire or carbon monoxide alarm. Recently, wireless detector systems have appeared on the market. The detector may be in the kitchen but any number of strobe flashers may be positioned elsewhere in the house to detect activation. The strobes are a very good idea. The downside is the system are a bit expensive.
my moms smoke detector was going off when me and my hubby went to pick her up. I told my hubby to check her smoke detector was going off. my mom had been taking pills she thought she was getting an ear ache or head ache. my husband fixed it where a line could be hooked to it and she could see a red light blinking. bless her heart. oh there was not a problem the battery was low. mandy876
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