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Get the Facts
30 Tips for Emergency Preparedness
Disaster Planning Tips for Caregivers of the Elderly and People with Disabilities
Emergency Preparedness & Bioterrorism Fact Sheets
Practical Tips and Tools
Emergency Preparedness Tips: Just About Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Emergency Preparedness
The Benefits of Generators for the Elderly The Elderly May Need Generators More Than Those In Their Youth
Emergency Preparedness Tips for Older Adults
Older adults are among the most vulnerable when disaster strikes. It's critical that older people, and those who care for them, prepare for emergencies.
Step 1: Know the Basics
Step 2: Have Essential Emergency Supplies Ready
Step 3: Have Essential Emergency Supplies Ready
Step 4: Make a Personal Plan
Online Resources
Are you prepared?
An interactive tool to help you know if you are ready for all types of emergencies and dangerous situations.
CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response
This informative site provides information on all aspects of emergency prepardness.
Citizens Preparedness
A resource to improve citizen, community and business preparedness for a disaster.
Disability Preparedness
This resource focuses on the safety and security of Americans with disabilities. Search for resources by state.
Disaster Assistance (AoA)
Disaster assistance centers can help with activities focused on individual and community recovery, restoration, and rebuilding issues.
Emergency Essentials
This online store offers food storage, emergency kits, water filtration, first aid, MRE (meals ready to eat), survival kits, camping gear, and more!
ICAA Emergency Preparedness Resources
How can organizations that serve older adults, and residential communities in particular, ensure they are prepared to protect clients and staff in all emergency scenarios? This special section brings ICAA users up to date.
Prepared to Protect [PDF]
Ready America
Ready is a national public service advertising campaign produced by The Advertising Council in partnership with Homeland Security. This site includes specific information for older adults, and people with disabilities. It also provides the information in Spanish.
Red Cross - Prepare Now for Peace of Mind Later

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