Don't Be a Victim...Protect Yourself at Home
Hiring a privatepay worker may be a great solution to assist with maintaining one's independence. Unfortunately, the majority of crimes committed against older adults are perpetrated by someone the victim has a relationship with, such as a family member or a paid or unpaid caregiver. Below are some warning signs that might prevent you from becoming a victim:
The Marquette County Senior Safety Commission (MCSSC) encourages everyone to run a background check before hiring a private pay worker. While most caregivers will be trustworthy, a background check is just one more step to ensure your safety.
To assist you and your family, the following resources are available:
300 W. Spring St
Marquette, MI 49855
|Senior Center Hours:
8:00am - 5:00pm