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Safety of Senior citizens Chandigarh

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Senior Citizen of Chandigarh

Do not let fear, panic and insecurity enter your home
by your own carelessness A simple latch can be your biggest defences
Toll free helpline No. : - 1090

DO' S DON' TS
  • Put effective barring mechanisms on your doors and windows.
  • Put a magic eye on the door
  • If possible keep a dog as a pet.
  • Keep fit and alert.
  • Always go out in a group for an evening/ morning walk.
  • Connect your neighbor's house and your home with an alarm bell.
  • Keep vital telephone numbers handy for emergency.
  • Inform your nearest PCR van and neighbors if you are suspicious of someone.
  • Get your servant or attendant verified at the nearest police stations.
  • Ask for photo identification from service or delivery people before letting them in “if you are the least bit worried”, call the company to verify”.
  • Be sure your house number is large, clear of obstruction and well lighted so police can find your home quickly.
  • Consider a home alarm system that providers monitoring for burglary, fire medical emergencies.
  • Don’t leave valuable lying around in the house.
  • Don’t make an ostentatious display of cash and Jewellery.
  • Don’t trust strangers and open your doors to unidentified people.
  • Don’t be a recluse. Keep socializing.
  • Don’t ignore any suspicious incident. Inform police.
  • Don’t get your servant have an access to your almirahs, safe or other such storage places.
  • Don’t talk about family secrets/property in front of strangers/ servants.
  • Don’t let anyone rush you into signing anything –an insurance policy a sales agreement, a contract. Read it carefully and have someone you trust check it over.
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