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Home >> Solve a Problem >> Safety for Seniors

Safety for Seniors

Many items and services are available free of charge to enhance the Personal Security and Safety of a senior:
bulletHome security checks
bulletInstallation/change/repair of locks
bulletInstallation of grab-bars & handrails
bulletSafety devices
bulletHome Secure installs safety devices free of charge for eligible renters and homeowners.
bulletEmergency registry & response system
bulletTelecheck - daily telephone calls
bulletChild proofing available
bulletFraud and crime prevention seminars

The local Multi-Purpose Senior Centers can assist you in securing these resources. Find the Multi-Purpose Center (MSC) closest to you for assistance. up arrow to top of page

Useful Links to Safety Information

Several Web sites provide the elderly and their families with information on preventing injuries:

The National Resource Center on Aging and Injury
includes a database, a discussion area and links to other Web sites.

bulletThe National Safety Council's Safety Agenda for the Nation
provides accident statistics and related links. up arrow to top of page


Useful Links

bullet Home Secure Program
Find a Multipurpose
  Senior Center (MSC)
National Resource Center
  for Aging and Injury
Hoarding behavior
bullet Crime prevention
Reporting elder abuse
  and neglect
Consumer issues & fraud
bullet Driving safety & seniors

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bullet Filing a crime report
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This site was first published in April, 2001.

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