Local experts to speak at senior safety event in Rancho Santa Fe

A “ Staying Safe” senior safety event will be held at the Rancho Santa Fe Senior Center on Wednesday, Dec. 18, at 2 p.m. Matt Wellhouser, RSF Patrol Chief; Mike Gibbs, RSF Fire District Deputy Chief; Julie Taber, RSF Fire District public relations coordinator; Hiram Walker, owner, Safe House Inspection; and Sheriff’s Department and California Highway Patrol officers will be among the speakers at the event.

Speakers will update event attendees on crimes in the area; how to protect against frauds and scams; how to make homes safe; and what to do in an emergency. Fire and fall prevention will be discussed by the RSF Fire Department, and the CHP will address senior driving tips and driving issues in general.

All are welcome and the event will be informative for family members of seniors. One of the topics discussed will be what to do after a medical emergency as it relates to parents.

The RSF Senior Center is located at 16780 La Gracia, Rancho Santa Fe.