Disaster Preparedness for Seniors by Seniors
Whatever you limitations may be, you can still prepare for disaster. This American Red Cross booklet was created by The Greater Rochester Chapter of the American Red Cross after older adults experienced a two week power outage.
Preparing for Disaster for People with Disabilities and other Special Needs This booklet provides tips on getting informed, making a plan, assembling a kit, and maintaining these plans for people with mobility problems or who have hearing, learning, or seeing disabilities. These tips provide you and your caregivers with considerations needed to help manage communications, equipment, pets and home hazards.
This booklet, co-authored by the American Red Cross and Department of Homeland Security, FEMA is available from your local chapter of the Red Cross.
Individuals with Access and Functional Needs. This FEMA site outlines special emergency preparedness planning considerations. The site contains instructional videos, downloadable brochures and helpful emergency preparedness planning guidance.
Emergency Preparedness for the Older American. This FEMA site outlines special emergency preparedness planning considerations for older Americans. The site contains instruction video, downloadable brochures, and helpful planning tips.