Emergency Plan for the Older Adult

Emergency Plan for the Older Adult

Locate the American Red Cross in your area: http://www.redcross.org

  • Identify what is necessary for emergency supplies to have on hand for a healthy older adult. Consider visiting with an older family member or friend to identify specific needs for this older adult (reasonable for this person)
  •  Assist the older adult (OA) in creating their Personal Emergency Plan and contacts
  •  Describe what the OA was surprised to need or what they seemed to predict on their own
  •  Why is this important for OA singles or couples who live independently without services?
  •  Complete at least two slides for each bullet point with a total of 10 slides

Assignment Expectations:

Length: Minimum of 10 content slides

Structure: Include a title slide, objective slide, content slides, and reference slide in APA format. The title/objective/reference slides do not count towards the minimum slide count for this assignment.

References: Use appropriate APA style in-text citations and references for all resources utilized to answer the questions. A minimum of two (2) scholarly sources are required for this assignment.