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A backyard fence is a must, not just for privacy, but also for security. For nominal security for the independent living senior, the fence should be at least 8 ft. tall. If you have a driveway to the back garage, install a secure chain-link gate across entry with a padlock. If you have a wooden gate or two, add a padlock to each one. Just don't lose the key(s)