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Personal Safety
In this section you will find information about fraud, crime and abuse prevention.  You may also wish to consult the pages on:

Medical Alert Systems
Daily Phonecalls 
Fall Prevention

Abuse Prevention

Hidden harm: the abuse of seniors 
Canadian Publications Available on the Internet on Abuse in Later Life


Fraud Prevention

ABCs of Fraud Programme
Offered in Montreal by the CLSC Renee Cassin; contact Anna Maria Malorni for more information.
514-484-7878 ext. 1351
Annamaria.malorni.cvd@ssss.gouv.qc.ca


Phonebusters
A national call centre established to combat telemarketing fraud.
Tel: 1-888-495-8501

Consumer Protection Office
Tel: (514) 873 3701

CAVAC-Montreal (Criminal Act Victims Support Centre)
Tel: (514) 277 9860

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DAY TO DAY LIVING
Home Safety and 
Assistive Devices
Housing/Residences
Legal/Financial Issues
Recreation and
Community Centres
Transportation and 
Driving Concerns
Homecare
Food
Personal Safety
Medical Alert
Daily Phone Calls
Fall Prevention

MEDICAL RESOURCES
Conditions/Ailments
Health Information
Palliative Care
Healthcare Facilities

EMOTIONAL SUPPORT
Caregiver Support
Counselling Resources
Communication Tools
Loss, Grief and Bereavement

OTHER RESOURCES
Government 
Websites for Seniors
Seniors' Advocacy

CONTACTIVITY CENTRE
Contactivity Website
Contactivity Family