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Seniors: Security in an Assisted Living Facility (ALF)

Mar 23rd, 2011 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

A recent episode of theft in an Assisted Care Facility,known to the editors, raises the question of how residents protect their valuables, cash, jewelery and other assets that they may have brought with them when moving in.

The particular facility in question does not offer a means for safe keeping of valuables. It is left up to the resident.

One of the biggest problems in assisted living facilities, nursing homes and retirement centers is theft. Has been so for years. Which suggests a continuing problem has not been effectively addressed.

As always, SCJ has some suggestions: