Beja / District: Operation Census Senior 2018 brings out 3.715 elderly living alone.

A Guarda Nacional Republicana (GNR), held during the month of October 2018, another edition of Operation "Senior Census". relatively 2017, district of Beja less 131 elderly living alone or alone.

Operation "Senior Census", held during the month of October across the country, We aimed to update the records of previous editions and identify new situations of older people living alone and / or isolated.

During operation, the military favored the personal contact and the holding room in stocks, in order to raise awareness of this target group not to adopt risky behaviors, avoiding becoming victims of crimes, as theft, theft or scams.

Since the year 2011, year it was held the first edition of Operation "Senior Census", GNR has built a geographic database, increasingly complete.

In the operation "Senior Census 2018", a GNR, signaled 45 563 older people living alone and / or isolated, or vulnerable, because of their physical condition, psychological, or else you can put your security in question. District of Beja were flagged 3.715 seniors, less 131 than in the previous year, where GNR signaled 3.846.

The signals are distributed geographically, as follows:

Vila Real- 4 515, Watch- 4 008, Viseu- 3 776, Beja- 3 715, Bragança- 3 385, Lighthouse- 3 165, Portalegre- 3 156, Braga- 3 099, Évora- 2 762, withe Castle- 2 326, Santarém- 2 126, Setúbal- 1 967, Aveiro- 1 500, Coimbra- 1 449, Leiria- 1 197, Port- 1 168, Lisbon- 1 138 and Viana do Castelo- 1 111.

The GNR continue, throughout the year 2019, to follow the signposted elderly, through regular visits to their homes, in order to carry out more awareness-raising and make the safety assessment.

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