How Older Americans can Prepare for an Emergency

Floods June 21, 2016 Print Friendly and PDF

If you are an older American, there may be some special considerations that need to be taken into account when you prepare for an emergency or a disaster. This video talks about what you need to do to make sure your pets are cared for in the case of an emergency or a a disaster. It also describes your basic emergency supplies kit, including medical supplies you might need, as well as how to create a network that you can rely on in an emergency situation. 

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.