Below are resources that can be used to help older adults and people with disabilities prepare for emergencies and disasters.
When disaster strikes, it is always a good idea to be prepared. There are three steps to preparedness:
- Be informed
- Make a plan
- Build an emergency kit
“Severe Weather Safety Social Media Toolkit.” Severe Weather Safety Social Media Toolkit | Ready.gov, www.ready.gov/Severe-Weather-Toolkit.
“Emergency Preparedness.” Emergency Preparedness | ACL Administration for Community Living, acl.gov/programs/emergency-preparedness.
McMurdo, Tim. “FEMA Says You’re Ineligible for Disaster Assistance? Do This.” Homeownership Center Dayton, Tim McMurdo Https://Www.homeownershipdayton.org/Wp-Content/Uploads/2017/02/HOC_Web_Logo340x156.Png, 24 July 2019, www.homeownershipdayton.org/2019/07/24/ineligableforfema/.
“Personal Preparedness | Emergency Preparedness for Older Adults | Alzheimer’s Disease and Healthy Aging | CDC.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Apr. 2018, www.cdc.gov/aging/emergency/preparedness.htm. Division of Population Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion