One way to stay in your home “as long as possible” is by keeping it safe. The Newton Fire Department, the Newton Police Department, and the Newton Department of Senior Services are offering a Home Safety Check program. Home visits to seniors in Newton will include complete safety checklists, and recommended adjustments/items to increase home safety. (Ex: Batteries for smoke detectors, large house numbers, etc.) To arrange for a visit, call Alice Bailey at the Newton Department of Senior Services at 617-796-1664. Visits will be scheduled on a first-come first-served basis.