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Before hurricanes arrive, plan to take care of your elderly loved ones

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June 15, 2020

Imagine a hurricane is coming, not difficult for most Floridians. The cone of uncertainty is become ever more certain, and it’s aiming right at your area. With the storm imminent, you might find yourself in a position to care for elderly relatives ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Care, Disaster Preparedness, Documents, Elderly, Hurricanes, Medical Records, Medicines, UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County, UF/IFAS Extension Lee County, UF/IFAS Extension Polk County

Tips geared for older adults available in updated UF/IFAS disaster-planning guide

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May 17, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — If you’re an older person living on your own or if an older adult relies on you for help, the next few weeks are a perfect time to spend creating a disaster plan, a University of Florida researcher says. Hurricane season ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Bobroff, Disaster Planning, Elderly, Hurricanes, Older Adults, Seniors

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