Security tips for senior citizens to stay safe at home


Are you old enough to go out? Or, love to stay at home? Here are few safety tips for senior people to stay safe at home.

Do your grandparents stay alone while you are out? Then below I mentioned few tips that are very important and make your grandparents or any senior citizen know about the fact to stay safe at home.

Security tips for above 65 people.

1.Install sensor and alarm system on doors & windows. Opt for automatic dialing facilities with health emergency number.

2.Ask for photo identification from service or delivery people before letting them in. if you are bit worried call the company to verify.

3.Do not open the door to the strangers. Instead use the convenience of a wireless video door phone.

4.Always have a through check before appointing a help or a maid and always get them registered with nearest police station.

5.Do not let the people know if you are alone.

6.If possible install a burglar alarm. Keep emergency number like hospital number, nearest police station, doctor etc on speed dial so that time is not wasted on communication.

7.Know the telephone number of your neighbors & family members.

8.Never keep a lot of cash; jewellery or valuable things at home in open. Keep it secure in safe.

9.Reach out to other senior citizens and organize systems to assist each other in emergencies.


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Comments

Author: Ramachandran Pattabiraman05 Jan 2011 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

Well said pamela Ji,
Since the seniors are for our life security, we have to take care of them by considering your tips.



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