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Security and Seniors Arizona 55+ Communities
Security and Seniors
If you read the newspaper or watch the daily news, you are probably aware that crime has risen a lot in the last 10 years in suburban, rural, and urban areas. It is unnerving to read or hear about the people in today’s society who commit horrid crimes especially for seniors who are seen as vulnerable and defenseless. Fortunately, there are steps that seniors can take to increase home security and to protect themselves.
The first step is to become familiar with your surroundings and the people who live near you. Get to know your neighbors. By making these efforts, your neighbors will know who are and can look out for you. Seniors can exercise precautions when it comes to allowing strangers into their homes. If you have a sales rep at your door for instance, get their name and company so you can call them and legitimize it. Do not for any reason let a stranger into your house until you have safely identified who they are and reasoning for being there. When it comes to getting housework done, do your research. Look up companies for a positive BBB score, talk to the company, and ... more
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