Senior Safety Program - Digby County


Program: Digby Town and Municipality RCMP Seniors' Safety Program Association

Area: Digby County, Except Municipality of Clare

Coordinator: Dawn Thomas

Address
c/o RCMP Detachment
P.O. Box 1149
Digby, Nova Scotia B0V 1A0

Phone Number: (902) 245-2579

Email: dawn.thomas@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Website: www.digby.ca/seniors.html



Program: Security for Seniors Association/Association des seniors en sécurité

Area: Municipality of Clare

Coordinator: Hélène Comeau

Address
c/o RCMP Meteghan
60 Connector Road
PO Box 178
Meteghan, Nova Scotia B0W 2J0

Phone Number: (902) 645-2326

Email: helene.comeau@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Program Description:

The Security for Seniors Association is an interactive safety and information program for seniors created in partnership with the Municipality of Clare and the RCMP. This program enables seniors to feel safe, secure and healthy in their own homes and in their community. Seniors of Clare can benefit from this program by having their concerns addressed and questions answered.

Hélène Comeau is the bilingual Coordinator for the Seniors Safety Program and through home visits provides information on personal safety and well being, consumer frauds and scams, elder abuse, crime prevention methods, Vial of Life, 911 system and more. Public presentations and educational workshops are also available. This program is free of charge for seniors 55 plus. All discussions are completely confidential.