Disaster Preparedness for Older Adults
The key to disaster preparedness is PLANNING AHEAD. Older adults are more vulnerable to the effects of natural disasters. While age is a factor, complications associated with chronic conditions, frailty, memory changes, and limited mobility present unique challenges. Therefore, create an emergency plan WELL in advance.
Below are an array of disaster preparedness guidelines and tip sheets that are downloadable documents or links for printed materials. I hope you find these useful. Dr. White