Scholarships for Falls and Fire Prevention Training

The National Fire Protection Association is selecting teams from up to 25 communities to participate in the 2015 Remembering When™ Scholarship Conference. The Conference, which includes a training workshop, will be held November 4-6 in Orlando, Florida. Participants will receive training to reach older adults with fire and fall prevention education through group presentations and home visits. Application must be submitted by noon on Wednesday, August 12, 2015.

The team will include a fire department life safety educator and a home health visiting professional or volunteer from an agency serving older adults, such as visiting nurses, church outreach groups, civic organizations, and meal delivery programs.  New for 2015, teams may opt to add a third member who fits one of the categories and strengthens the team. This conference requires an application and letter of support. Mary MacCaffrie from the NH State Fire Marshal’s office will assist you with application if you wish to proceed. To contact Mary, call 223-4289.