Staying Safe

AARP Driver Safety Program

AARP & OFA partner to co-sponsor an 8-hour driver-training program for persons age 50+. Taking this course will not only update your driving skills, but may reduce your insurance premiums. To register, contact OFA at 607-664-2298.

Mature Driver Program
Assistance is available to individuals who have concerns about the mature older driver. Counseling information and referrals can make addressing this, many-times difficult issue, easier for older drivers and concerned citizens.

Personal Emergency Response
With the push of a button, emergency help can be called. For available options in Steuben County call 1-800-221-7324

Safe Return and Medic Alert
A 24 hour nationwide emergency response service for individuals with memory impairment sponsored by MedicAlert and the Alzheimer's Association. OFA is an official registration site.

A joint venture of police agencies, senior service organizations (including OFA) and seniors designed to reduce crime against our county's residents age 60 and over. Services provided by TRIAD include:

  • Educational Presentations - May be arranged for clubs or organizations wishing information about scams, identity theft, and other issues concerning the safety of seniors.
  • Home Security Surveys - Free home inspections by law enforcement personnel to identify potential security risks.
  • Files of Life - are available on request.
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