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Tips can help you prepare for approaching storm

Extreme cold and harsh winter storms can dramatically increase the daily hardships and day-to-day survival challenges for elderly Americans and those with physical, medical, sensory or cognitive disabilities.

FEMA officials urge seniors and people with disabilities to:

  • Make prior arrangements with your physician or check with your oxygen supplier about emergency plans for those on respirators or other electric powered medical equipment.
  • Plan now to have electrical backup for medical equipment.
  • Develop a back-up communications plan in case land lines are disrupted by having a charged cell phone or a pager.
  • Maintain a two-week supply of medications, both prescription and non-prescription. continue reading>>

Source: Pal-Item.com

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