Senior Safety and Security

Senior Safety and Security is about protecting yourself.  It means anticipating what could happen to you, and taking steps to make sure you are protected.

  1. Your physical, mental and emotional well-being

  2. Your home and personal property

  3. Your money and finances

Senior Safety and Security Means Protecting

Crimes Against Seniors Have Long-Lasting Effects

As we age, many older people face the risk of becoming victimized - not only by strangers, but also by people they know and trust.

Even though statistics reveal that Seniors aren’t crime victims as often as we think, the effect of crime on Seniors tends to be more severe and longer lasting than on other age groups.

Senior crime victims often develop physical and/or psychological problems that persist long after the injury from crime itself has healed.  This can include depression, anxiety, fear of being alone or going out in public and other issues. 

5 Basic Personal Safety Tips For Seniors

  1. 1. Be aware of where you are and what is happening around you.

  2. 2. Be prepared.  Take steps to protect yourself and your home.

  3. 3. Be wary of strangers and watch out for con artists.

  4. 4. Don’t be afraid to report suspicious people, activity and crimes to the police.  Have their number by the phone and call them.

  5. 5.Trust your instincts: if you’re uncomfortable get out and get help.
The best way Seniors can avoid becoming a victim is by taking common sense steps to prevent the most common types of crimes committed against them. These crimes include but aren’t limited to theft, burglary, fraud, con games, identity theft, assault, abuse and other crimes.  Provides Free, Reliable Senior Information and Resources

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