Fairfield County Bank aims to prevent crime against elderly

Ridgefield-based Fairfield County Bank has announced a partnership with CRA (Community Reinvestment Act) Partners.  

Through this joint venture, the bank will provide funding to add Broad River Homes and Notre Dame Health and Rehabilitation Center — both in Norwalk — to The Senior Crimestoppers program. That program helps prevent crime against the elderly by providing personal lockboxes, ongoing education and training for staff members and residents, and cash rewards up to $1,000 for information about wrongdoing. Participating facilities have seen all aspects of crime reduced by 94% when joining this program.

“As a community leader, we want to ensure that everyone in our community is aware and protected against the many different risks they may face.  Joining forces with CRA Partners and their Senior Crimestoppers program helps the residents of these health care facilities protect against elder abuse and keep Fairfield County safer,” said Dan Berta, President of Fairfield County Bank.