Kings County Seniors' Safety Society

Kings County Seniors' Safety Society

Senior Safety Program

The Senior Safety Program aims to ensure a society of seniors enjoying a comfortable quality of life.

Program Goals:

  • Increase the sense of connection seniors feel with their communities.
  • Increase the number of seniors provided with safety and security information.
  • Increase partnerships of senior serving providers and encourage referrals, combined projects and senior focused events.

Services Provided:

Home Visits:

Our coordinator meets with seniors in their home to help address specific safety, security and welfare concerns.

Community Presentations / Events:
Our coordinator is happy to deliver a variety of safety presentations to community or seniors groups.

Special Events:
Our coordinator plans events throughout the year. Past events have included Community Coffee Breaks, Free Shredding, Safety Presentations and Senior Safety Skittles.

Topics Covered:

  • Identity Theft
  • Fraud and Scams
  • Senior Abuse
  • Restorative Justice
  • Seniors and the Law
    • Power of Attorney
    • Personal Directives
    • Protection for Persons in Care
    • Protection of Property
    • Peace Bonds
    • Residential Tenancies Act
  • Personal Safety
  • Home Security
  • Community Safety
  • Vehicle and Driving Safety
  • Medication Safety / Vial of Life
  • Internet Safety and Security
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • 911 Education
  • Wellness for Living

Program Perks:

  • Participation is FREE
  • Anyone can make a referral or request service
  • Broad definition of senior (55+)
  • Services tailored to specific needs and concerns
  • Connect seniors to existing services and programs

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Program Director

Trishe Colman
902 670-0725

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