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If you’re among America’s 54 million caregivers, knowing how to evacuate a loved one or how a loved one can take shelter during an emergency may not be as easy as just stepping out a door, or crawling out a window, more

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If you or a loved one have diabetes, you know how important it is to have a care routine. Yet summer weather, with its high temperatures and extreme storms, can cause problems with that routine and make it more difficult to manage diabetes. more

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A trip to the emergency room made me realize why caregivers are advised to organize heath information. more

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As hurricane season begins, it is a good idea to prepare your home with essentials such as extra water bottles, flash lights and non-perishable foods. more

Jun 12, 2017 10:00 AM Articles

Hurricane season is here again. Caregivers need to plan ahead as much as possible. more

Jun 1, 2017 3:14 PM Articles

Safety Begins at Home: Emergency Escape Plan for Loved Ones with Mobility Challenges more

May 19, 2017 10:14 AM Articles

September is National Preparedness Month, a nationwide effort sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to encourage Americans to take simple steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses and schools. more

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When considering a home or family disaster plan, it is easy to overlook medications and the special needs of family members. Instead of waiting for an event to occur, think ahead. more

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The aftermath of a storm requires quick thinking to assess immediate needs and replenish losses. Having a plan and a protocol can help caregivers remain in control and be prepared. more

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