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
Links to programs focused on disaster preparedness planning for older adults.
Disaster Resources for Older Adults and People with Disabilities
Offers resources for communities creating emergency preparedness programs for older people with disabilities.
Fire Safety Outreach Materials for Older Adults
United States Fire Administration
Provides statistics, toolkit, and handouts from the Fire-Safe Seniors program.
Guidelines and fire safety tips.
Gives emergency preparedness tips for seniors.
National Fire Protection Association
Offers a program is built around 16 key safety messages for older adults– eight for fire prevention and eight for fall prevention.