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Links for seniors



  • Keeping you safe in the rider's seat  – a brochure by the Australian Department of Veterans Affairs which addresses safety issues relating to motorised scooters and electric wheelchairs

Personal safety and crime prevention

  • Age Concern (UK) – simple precautions people aged over 60 years can take to protect themselves both inside and outside their home, including advice on mass marketing scams and identity theft
  • Crime Prevention for Seniors – a booklet providing personal and financial safety tips for seniors produced by the Australian Government
  • Queensland Police Service – safety and security advice for older people including suggestions about personal alarms, better security at home and when out and about.

Last updated: 1 November 2011