Emergency Planning and Preparation

Emergency Planning and Preparation

Emergency Planning and Preparation

Each person''s needs and abilities are unique, but every individual can take important steps to prepare for all kinds of emergencies and put plans in place. By evaluating your own personal needs and making an emergency plan, you can be better prepared for any situation. A commitment to planning today will help you prepare for any emergency situation. Preparing makes sense. Get ready now.

Consider how a disaster might affect your individual needs.

Plan to make it on your own, at least for a period of time.

It''s possible that you will not have access to a medical facility or even a drugstore.

Identify what kind of resources you use on a daily basis and what you might do if they are limited or not available.

Get an emergency supply kit at http://www.ready.gov/america/getakit/index.html

If you must evacuate, take your pets with you, if possible. However, if you are going to a public shelter, it is important to understand that animals may not be allowed inside.
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Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning After an Emergency

Generators, grills, camp stoves, or other gasoline, propane, natural gas, or charcoal-burning devices should never be used inside a home, basement, garage, or camper - or even outside near an open window.
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Upper GI Series

The upper gastrointestinal (GI) series uses x rays to diagnose problems in the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum (first part of the small intestine). It may also be used to examine the small intestine. The upper GI series can show a blockage, abnormal growth, ulcer, or a problem with the way an organ is working.
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Fiber

An apple a day--that is, a whole apple with the skin--will give you approximately 3.6 grams of fiber. That''s a good start, but you still need a lot more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains to meet the daily level of 20 to 30 grams of fiber recommended by the National Cancer Institute. Eating foods with plenty of complex carbohydrates and fiber (vegetables, fruits, and grain products) is part of a healthy diet for several reasons.
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Dangers of Genetically Modified Food Confirmed

Several recent studies confirm fears that genetically modified (GM) foods damage human health. These studies were released as the World Trade Organization (WTO) moved toward upholding the ruling that the European Union has violated international trade rules by stopping importation of GM foods. Why has this information been held from consumers?
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Working Together to Improve the Oral Health of Seniors
Improving the oral health of seniors greatly enhances the quality of life for seniors. This is a fact not to be overlooked. Sometimes, finding affordable dental insurance can be difficult without the help of a loved one.
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Link and Resource Directory for Seniors living in West Virginia
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Directory of Resources for Senior Citizens
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Working Together to Improve the Oral Health of Seniors
Improving the oral health of seniors greatly enhances the quality of life for seniors. This is a fact not to be overlooked. Sometimes, finding affordable dental insurance can be difficult without the help of a loved one.
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The West Virginia Senior Directory
Giving Seniors in West Virginia More Options: Please see our Directory of Independent Life Resources for the support of senior citizens and persons with disabilities.
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The West Virginia Senior Directory
Giving Seniors in West Virginia More Options: Please see our Directory of Independent Life Resources for the support of senior citizens and persons with disabilities.
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Home Health Care Services: Housekeeping, Shopping and More!
Our directory of Senior Care Health Services were all hand-picked to help improve and enrich the lives of seniors with opportunities to be independent, celebrate life and reach their fullest potential!
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Home Health Care Services: Housekeeping, Shopping and More!
Our directory of Senior Care Health Services were all hand-picked to help improve and enrich the lives of seniors with opportunities to be independent, celebrate life and reach their fullest potential!
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Directory of Resources for Senior Citizens
Need a caretaker, housekeeper, shopper, ride anywhere? We can help link you up. We can also provide you with a directory of local civic engagement and employment opportunities for adults over the age of 55 who wish to re-enter the workforce.
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Directory of Resources for Senior Citizens
Need a caretaker, housekeeper, shopper, ride anywhere? We can help link you up. We can also provide you with a directory of local civic engagement and employment opportunities for adults over the age of 55 who wish to re-enter the workforce.
www.forseniors. Org