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Virginia Tech Dt Luther Maddy Considering Early Draft Entry

Defensive coordinator Bud Foster told the Newport News (Va.) Daily Press that Jarrett is going to have shoulder surgery after the season and didn't know if Jarrett would be able to pass a pre-draft physical. Underclassmen tracker's College Football 24/7 is tracking reports of the intentions of college football underclassmen in anticipation for the 2014 NFL Draft . More ... Maddy (6-1, 296) is a three-year starter who had 52 tackles this season, fifth-most on the team. He had 11.5 tackles for loss, including 6.5 sacks; he had two sacks against Miami's veteran offensive line.
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SHELBY TOWNSHIP: Township hosting fire safety demonstration for seniors Dec. 16

DiLego said there has always been a need for a program like TRIAD to give seniors the information they need to stay safe, and with the population of seniors expanding, its more important than ever. Its vital to our community because of the number of seniors in the community, she said. The safety of our seniors is of primary importance. The days of leaving ones door open and handshake deals are over, Achorn said, and its their duty to help educate the most vulnerable people in town, a group that includes seniors older than 80. Scams target people of all ages, but scammers often target seniors. Plymouth County Sheriffs Department deputies, like outreach coordinator Liisa Budge Johnson, deliver presentations on how to avoid scams and other potential threats. Most seniors dont know the danger that are out there, Johnson said.
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Senior Safety & Well-Being Checklist Helps Children Assess Needs During Holiday Visit

Bathroom Safety. Is your loved one able to transfer into the bathroom or shower safely? Does the bath or shower have a non-slip mat or strips? Security. Is your loved one mindful of alarms and able to exit in an emergency? Is your loved one aware of scam threats and know not to disclose personal information on the phone or to strangers?
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Promoting senior safety

"Most fires could have been avoided if people followed a few simple rules of fire prevention and exercised caution, which is what we're hoping to relay with this and all of our safety demonstrations." Contact Sean Delaney at 586-323-8127 or . Follow him on Twitter @sdelaney81 or on Facebook at Sean Delaney. Subscribe to his Tout feed at See Full Story A special Senior Fire Safety demonstration by the Shelby Township Fire Department will take place at 10 a.m. Dec. 16 in the Shelby Manor Clubhouse, 13960 Lakeside Blvd. "We do this type of demonstration all around the community at different locations because seniors face a very specific set of safety threats that can be avoided with proper knowledge," said Fire Chief Jim Swinkowski. "In addition to basic fire safety, we focus on areas such as trip hazards, bedtime safety and high-rise fire safety.
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Safety for seniors

According to Bassett, the program has been very successful and continues to grow each year. With help from service-based groups such as the Visiting Nurses Association, Old Colony Elder Services and each towns council on aging, TRIAD works to inform seniors of the services available to them. Whatever services seniors may feel they need, Bassett said. They dictate to us. It empowers them to feel independent.
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