Safety at Home and Away From Home

Fraudsters and scam artists often target senior citizens by taking advantage of their financial situations, health needs or reliance of others to help them. When in doubt, don't do what the person tells you to do. Always look up the information yourself for confirmation. Below is a list of some of the common scams and frauds. Click below for safety on this an other senior safety concerns.

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211 and the Senior Safety Line 1-866-299-1011 join forces in the fight against elder abuse

These steps have been made possible through the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s one year grant, that allows continued 24/7 operation of the critically important Senior Safety Line, that since its inception has served over 20,000 callers in over 150 languages, while the resource development plan and growth in public support continues in tandem.

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Social Isolation Of Seniors

Humans are social beings - designed
to thrive in collaborative networks and
communities. When we feel connected to
others in meaningful ways we experience
significant benefits to both our physical
and emotional well being.
Unfortunately, for a variety of reasons,
many people aren’t able to maintain a
healthy level of social inclusion, and may
experience the harmful consequences of
becoming isolated.

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