Step-by-step Guide to Building a Senior-friendly Emergency Kit
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Step-by-step Guide to Building a Senior-friendly Emergency Kit

Understanding the Needs of Seniors in Emergencies Yes, I am a senior, too. So, when I address the topic of emergency preparedness, I’m looking directly at our unique needs as seniors. We face distinctive challenges that demand our attention. For example, chronic health issues and reduced mobility are not just inconveniences; in an emergency, they…

Senior’s Bug-Out Bag Contents – Table Format
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Senior’s Bug-Out Bag Contents – Table Format

The example contents of a bug-out bag for a senior citizen: Category Contents Water & Food – Water bottles or pouches– Non-perishable food (canned, energy bars) Clothing – Weather-appropriate clothing (layers)– Extra socks and underwear– Sturdy shoes or boots Shelter & Bedding – Compact tent or emergency shelter– Sleeping bag or blankets– Mylar emergency blankets…

Emergency Preparedness Tips For Aging Parents
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Emergency Preparedness Tips For Aging Parents

If you’re helping to care for aging parents (like caring for me, lol), you’ll find out about the importance of assessing their unique needs when it comes to emergency preparedness. This isn’t just about having a plan in place; it’s also about making sure that plan is customized to their specific situation. I’m here to…

Essential Items For A Senior-Friendly Emergency Kit
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Essential Items For A Senior-Friendly Emergency Kit

When an emergency strikes, it’s not just about being prepared; it’s about ensuring the safety and comfort of those most vulnerable. A one-size-fits-all emergency kit won’t cut it for seniors with specific health, dietary, and mobility needs. That’s where tailoring an emergency kit to suit the unique challenges older adults face becomes crucial. I will…

About Me
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About Me

Hello, I’m Teri Rehkopf. You might say I’ve laid down roots a stone’s throw from where my story began. Originally hailing from Jacksonville, FL, I now find solace and strength in my 5-acre slice of Keystone Heights. It’s here that my conviction in self-reliance and preparedness flourishes. Welcome to the Golden Survivalist! My new brand,…