Karen Berard-Reed and the NFPA have officially been recognized by the State Firefighters' and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas and the Texas Fire Marshals' Association for their Remembering When Program as a key program to keep Texans safe. This recognition includes an endorsement of Remembering When as a statewide fire and fall prevention program for older adults.
These recognitions were presented to the NFPA from John Erskine, Burnet, Texas Fire Marshal and Richard Zelade of the State Firefighters Marshals Office.
Remembering When: A Fire and Fall Prevention Program for Older Adults, was developed by NFPA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help older adults live safely at home for as long as possible.
Remembering When is centered around 16 key safety messages, eight fire prevention and eight fall prevention, developed by experts from national and local safety organizations as well as through focus group testing in high-fire-risk states.