Rebecca Edwards

Rebecca is the lead safety reporter and in-house expert for SafeWise.com. Her safety expertise is sought after by publications, broadcast journalists, non-profit organizations, podcasts, and more. You can find her work and contributions in places like TechCrunch, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, HGTV, MSN, and an ever-growing library of radio and TV clips.

Posts by Rebecca Edwards

The 50 Safest Cities in Pennsylvania

The 50 Safest Cities in Pennsylvania

Rebecca Edwards | Sep 28, 2015 | Focus on Community

CLICK HERE to view the most recent 50 Safest Cities in Pennsylvania -2015 report! Keeping your home and loved ones safe is a top priority and, even though home security is always a wise investment,…

Ensure your loved one is safe in a nursing home

How to Ensure Your Loved One is Safe in a Nursing Home

Rebecca Edwards | Jan 15, 2014 | Safety Tips

Turning the care of a loved one over to strangers can be a scary step. However, there is much you can do to ensure the continued safety and well-being of your loved one, even if…

energy efficient

How Energy Efficiency Can Increase Your Home’s Value

Rebecca Edwards | Dec 27, 2013 | Equipment Reviews

In tumultuous economic times it’s rare to come across a home improvement strategy that makes sense whether you want to stay in your home or are ready for a move. Thanks, in part, to the…

spying on your babysitter

The Concerned Parent’s Guide to Spying on Your Babysitter

Rebecca Edwards | Jul 25, 2019 | Safety Tips

Few things are more nerve-wracking than putting the lives of your children in someone else’s hands. Unfortunately, there are no guarantees when you leave your kids with a babysitter, that’s why the prevalence of nanny…

10 Must-Have Items on Every Burglar’s Wish List

Rebecca Edwards | Nov 29, 2018 | Safety Tips

Burglars are usually in and out of your home in under 15 minutes, so when they pilfer your belongings, they know exactly what they’re looking for. When trying to stymie a potential thief it helps…

A Burglar’s Guide to Making Your Home a Target

Rebecca Edwards | May 16, 2018 | Safety Tips

Being a successful burglar isn’t as easy as you might think. In order to make a living at this, burglars need to be selective and strategic when it comes to knowing which homes are ripe…

steps to starting a neighborhood watch program

Steps to Starting a Neighborhood Watch Program

Rebecca Edwards | Feb 20, 2020 | Focus on Community

We all want to live in a safe, friendly place where we know we’ll be okay on an evening stroll, an early morning run, or while we dream the night away. But great neighborhoods just…