Seniors’ Safety Program

A Seniors’ Safety Program is a community-based program that’s operated and managed by a municipality or a non-profit organization. Programs support community’s response to addressing senior’s safety concerns and reduce incidences of elder abuse and neglect by:

  • promoting education and awareness about senior abuse, crime prevention and safety and health issues
  • improving communication between seniors and the police
  • providing information, educational sessions and referral services to seniors
  • offering direct contact with seniors through the seniors’ safety coordinator

The seniors’ safety coordinator works in close partnership with local police agencies and a large network of local, municipal and provincial partnering agencies. Typically, services are offered to seniors throughout a county, in their own homes and at other locations within the community.

Seniors’ Safety Programs