Disaster Planning 101 Part 2
Who do you call before the lights go out?
Whether you come from a family with loving or dysfunctional parents, there comes a time when you need each other. All feelings aside, what would you do if there were a disaster? Do you have a way to communicate with your parents, siblings and children?
What is your family communication plan of ACTION? According to Pew Research one in eight of Americans between ages 40 and 60 are still raising children and caring for an aging parent. Having to attend to kids at school with after school activities, or aging parents who live miles away or with brothers and sisters scattered in every direction- You need a plan to reach one another in matter of minutes?
The recent disasters like earthquakes, floods and hurricanes were a wake up call for many families who were ill-prepared. But what about ice storms, dust storms, flooding or power outages- will you be prepared?
It is especially important for the elderly family member who may live miles away to have a well-rehearsed plan in place. As a daughter or Mom, you worry that they may be confused or in harms way and you fear that you won’t know how to find them or help them in an emergency.
It is time to get that big family chain letter going with outlines for point person in the family in case of disaster or emergency. We need to plan ahead, don’t procrastinate but DO IT NOW. Your family communication blueprint will work in any snow storm, hurricane, power outage or every day catastrophe where they must evacuate their home.
Won’t you agree the elderly are extremely vulnerable and become confused easily? They find comfort and security in a step by step plan that lets them know what to expect and what action to take when disasters and emergencies strike.
We have witnessed and heard stories about so many ill-prepared for emergencies and disaster that Keeping in Touch Solutions decided to provide a step by step guide that you can download and print out to share with your family members, to fill out, compile and share with everyone on chain.
You’ll sleep better knowing there is a plan in place for Grandma, you and your children as well as a way to contact everyone quickly. Everyone knows who to call before the lights go out!
For our Disaster Planning 101 Part 2 Communications Blueprint, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 1.800.788.1280 and we will rush it to you either by mail or email.
If you would like a free wallet size emergency card mailed to you or your loved one please call us at 1.800.788.1280 (Available While supply last)
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A daily check-in call could be the lifeline, the joy you give someone that makes the biggest difference in their perception of what old age is like.
Contact me at 317-480-1038 today. Let’s make a difference together.
I’m Diana Beam, Founder of Keeping in Touch Solutions. It is my heartfelt desire for every person to live a happy and healthy life in the place they call home, no matter what their age. You can’t put a price on peace of mind for your parents and yourself. It’s priceless . . . and significant.
For that reason, the goal of every Keeping In Touch Solutions program is to provide a caring connection and service that both the elderly and their caregivers can rely on to make living that good life easier.
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