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Personal Safety

  • Crime and Older People
    Be informed about your personal safety and the risks of crime. Get tips about avoiding crime at home and elsewhere, fighting fraud, and preventing identity theft. Find advice on what to do about elder abuse and how to stay safe as you age.
  • Hypothermia: A Cold Weather Hazard
    Cold weather can put older adults at risk for developing hypothermia—a drop in body temperature. Read about signs, such as shivering and slowed body movements, of this serious health problem and learn what to do before it becomes dangerous. Find tips for staying warm and getting help with heating bills.
  • Stay Safe in Cold Weather!
    Find ways to stay safe in cold weather, including how to keep warm both indoors and outside. Read about warning signs for being too cold, prevention tips, and what to do if you develop hypothermia—a dangerous drop in body temperature.