Emergency preparedness for older adults
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Resource Type: Documents and Publications
Focus Population: Seniors, Older Adults
Topics: Crisis Response System
This fact sheet provides three steps for older adults and their caregivers to take in planning and preparing for disasters and other emergencies: make a plan, stock an emergency medical kit, and make a disaster supplies kit. For each step, several items and elements to include are listed.