It's against the law to talk on the cell while driving.
Most burglaries occur during the day, so lock the
doors and windows and consider an alarm system.
Know your neighbors and who belongs in your
Be on guard against purse snatchers or
pickpockets in malls or other public places.
Don't respond to a doorbell or kncok on your door
unless you know who it is.
Never give out pins or passwaords for your private
transactions, including your social security numbers
and birth dates. If you think your identtityu has been
compromised, call the threee creidt bureaus and put
them on alert.
Shred all correspondence and documents that
contain your personal information - don't put them
in the garbage for crooks to find. For information
log-on to Avoiding Identtity Theft
If you get a call from an unwanted caller or
solicitor, tell them to remove you from their call list
and not to call back, then hang up the phone.
If you see suspicious activity ... call 911.
If someopne approaches you for directions when
you are alone in your car, roll the window up and
make sure your doors are locked. If you chosse to
speak to them, opening your window an inch or so
is sufficient to communicate.
Mostly, remain aware of your surrondings and what is going around you.
The biggest dangers to the elderly is usually a
medical or injury situation. Call 911 promptly.