Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Three tips for disaster preparedness for Alzheimer’s caregivers

e-Update from the Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center, aservice of the National Institute on Aging at N I H
  • Gather supplies—Consider the needs of the person with Alzheimer’s disease when you assemble a disaster kit. Include medications, copies of medical information, and a recent photo.
  • Plan for an evacuation—Know where the nearest emergency shelters are and pack items that may provide comfort to the person with Alzheimer’s.
  • Prepare for wandering—Make sure the person wears an ID bracelet, and label clothes to help aid in identification.
ReadDisaster Preparedness: Alzheimer’s Caregiving Tips for more ways to be ready during a crisis.

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