Disaster and Planning
We know to plan for our family’s food and water, our cell phone chargers and our first aid kits, but we need to also plan for the elderly and frail in our community. The elderly are unable to quickly mobilize in a disaster and they are the most vulnerable when services are out. This New York Times article is a great resource for the specific ways you can help the older person in your life plan for a possible disaster. Reach out now and talk about the future. If you need help
One conversation can make all the difference.
92% of people say that talking with their loved ones about end-of-life care is important. 32% of people have done so. 82% of people say it’s important to put their wishes in writing. 23% have actually done it.* One conversation can make all the difference. Have you discussed your wishes for end-of-life care with your family? Have you started to think about the conversation? There is a great resource for starting the discussion at TheConversationProject.org. (See link below.