Disaster Preparedness for Seniors by Seniors
American Red Cross
www.egremont-ma.gov/Disaster_Prep_srs.pdf [PDF, 2.1 MB / 32 p.] External

Includes checklists and step-by-step instructions for planning and taking appropriate precautions for disasters. Written by older adults that have lived through disasters.

Disaster Preparedness Planning for Older Adults
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
www.phe.gov/Preparedness/planning/abc/Pages/older-adults.aspx External

Links to programs focused on disaster preparedness planning for older adults.

Disaster Resources for Older Adults and People with Disabilities
Disaster Assistance.gov
www.disasterassistance.gov/get-assistance/forms-of-assistance/4505 External

Offers resources for communities creating emergency preparedness programs for older people with disabilities.

Fire Safety Outreach Materials for Older Adults
United States Fire Administration
www.usfa.fema.gov/prevention/outreach/older_adults.html External

Provides statistics, toolkit, and handouts from the Fire-Safe Seniors program.

Guidelines and fire safety tips.
Ready.gov
www.ready.gov/seniors External

Gives emergency preparedness tips for seniors.

Older adults
National Fire Protection Association
www.nfpa.org/Public-Education/By-topic/People-at-risk/Older-adults External

Offers a program is built around 16 key safety messages for older adults– eight for fire prevention and eight for fall prevention.

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