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Preparedness for the Elderly

The likelihood that you and your family will recover from an emergency tomorrow often depends on the planning and preparation done today. While each person’s abilities and needs are unique, every individual can take steps to prepare for all kinds of emergencies. By evaluating your own personal needs and making an emergency plan that fits those needs, you and your loved ones can be better prepared.
There are commonsense measures older Americans can take to start preparing for emergencies before they happen. Click here to read more.
A unique instructional video containing information specific to Older Americans and tips on how to prepare for emergency situations.
Download Brochure for Seniors in English (PDF)


Download Information Guide for Seniors in Spanish (PDF )

Sign up for the Santa Clara County Emergency Alert System (AlertSCC) today, to receive local emergency alerts!​
Pledge to Prepare by joining the National Preparedness Coalition!




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