Senior Safety

Senior Safety Couple

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:

Senior Center
300 W. Spring St
Marquette, MI 49855
Ph. 906.228.0456
Fax 906.225.8569
Senior Center Hours:
Monday-Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Center Coordinator
Jane Palmer
906.225.8564
seniors@mqtcty.org