R.A.D. for Seniors Program to start Jan. 3 - Town of Middletown, Delaware

R.A.D. for Seniors Program to start Jan. 3

Date: December 14, 2017

‘RAD for Seniors’ to be held at

M.O.T. Senior Center for 10 weeks

Program to inform 55-and-overs about trending safety concerns

    The Middletown Police Department will be hosting a special “RAD for Seniors” program for men and women 55-and-over starting on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. RAD stands for “Resisting Aggression with Defense.”

    The classes will be held at the M.O.T. Jean Birch Senior Center, 300 S. Scott St., Middletown. Classes will be held on Wednesdays, from 12:30 to 2 p.m., for 10 weeks. The classes are free and open to the public, they are for men and women.

    Pre-registration is not required – attendees may just show up at the seminars.

    Some of the topics to be covered during the classes include: Home risk reduction, cell phone usage, traveling alone, out-and-about risk reduction, identity theft risk reduction, medicine management and theft, financial scams and fraud, reverse mortgage scams, Internet scams, handling emergencies, sexual assault and rape, disaster preparedness and public transportation safety.

    For more information, call Heidi Menasco at the MPD, 376-9950.