We provide safe, quality homes where older adults can feel comfortable living full, vibrant lives without worry. And though it’s great to see more of the aging population living independently, the need for crime and accident prevention remains. Despite their independence, seniors should still take certain precautions to ensure they can stay safe.
We’re grateful to have so many helpful neighborhood partners that keep seniors safe throughout our communities. Here are a few tips directly from the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department to our residents:
Don’t Be An Easy Target
One of the simplest things seniors can do, is try their best not to look like an easy target. Some actions they can take include:
Better safe than sorry
Sometimes gut reactions are founded. It’s important for seniors to trust their gut and speak up if something feels off to them. Seniors should be sure to:
Guard The Home
If no place else, people should have peace in their own homes. Here’s how seniors can feel safe in their living space:
Trust the Right People
Being a good judge of character is not just good for your ‘people skills,’ but can end up being a useful asset to your safety. One thing seniors can do is:
Remember, safety is the most important thing. By following these tips, seniors can increase their level of safety, regardless of where they live.
Feel free to contact us for any future resident, current resident, or general inquiries.