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Retired Police Sergeant Bob Paterson works closely with The McLennan Group Insurance Inc. and The McLennan Group Life Insurance Inc. to develop and share practical and economical safety tips for Canadians 50-plus.

Simply click on one of the five categories to view Sergeant Bob’s Senior Safety Tips. For your convenience, all Safety Tips are provided in printable format.
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Personal Safety Romance Fraud
Along with the great advantages of internet communication there also
READcomes a very real concern for those interested in forging new friendships and/or romances online, especially for vulnerable seniors.

Important Romance Fraud Update
The RCMP and the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre have released alarming statistics on Romance Fraud. In 2016 alone, 748 victims lost more than 17 million dollars to unscrupulous fraudsters. This number does not include the many victims who did not report the crime.

The financial and emotional impact is clear. Read Sergeant Bob’s safety tips to learn how you can help protect yourself against Romance Fraud.


The D.N.A. Method of Fraud Protection
It’s difficult to keep up with the scams encountered at the
READfront door, in the mail, over the phone, on your computer,
or in the store. But seniors can apply the D.N.A. method and relax!
Contacting the Police
While “contacting the police” might seem simple enough, there are many
READthings to consider when contemplating the timeliness and type of police
assistance required.
Home Alone
READPlanning a get-away and leaving young adults home alone requires awareness and careful planning on the part of parents and grandparents.
Reducing Electronic Crime
While senior Canadians are frequently targeted and victimized by
READE-Crime, it costs nothing to provide yourself with a level of security that
is manageable and tolerable.
Reducing Vehicle Theft and Residential Break & Enter
READCrime prevention concerns shouldn't spoil your day, but simple no-cost
tips can reduce your vulnerability.
The McLennan Group Insurance Inc. These safety tips are for informational purposes only. Following them may decrease, but will not eliminate, risk of loss. Neither The McLennan Group Insurance Inc. or The McLennan Group Life Insurance Inc. shall be liable for any loss or damage arising out of any use of these tips. © The McLennan Group Insurance Inc. and The McLennan Group Life Insurance Inc. All rights reserved.
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