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Updated by Back40 HQ on May 21, 2014
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Prepping Supplies for Elderly

Special considerations need to be made when prepping for the Elderly

Bug Out Bag Alternatives for the Elderly

The average Bug Out Bag can easily weigh in at 30-40 pounds. To someone young and strong, this is a walk in the park (for the first few miles anyway), but for the weak or the elderly, a fully loaded Bug Out Bag is just not going to work.

Prepping for Elderly- Opening Cans and Jars with Arthritis

Creating a stocked pantry means storing food in cans and jars, sealed packets and buckets. Creating a tight seal means keeping your food fresh and ready to go when you need it. Without power, you have to use manual tools, but manual tools require strength.

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Panic Alarm

Panic Alarm

Pendant Panic Alarm with Red Flashing Locator LightPendant Panic Alarm with Red Flashing Locator Lighthelps you find an elderly relative, or can be used by the relative to frighten people off

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Key Turner

Key Turner

Key Turner Key Turner allows someone with limited dexterity to unlock the door to the stockpile

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Preparedness Binder

Preparedness Binder

Prepared Binder - Home EditionPrepared Binder - Home Editionis the perfect place to assemble all of the information you need for emergencies.

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Medications

Medications

Keep as much of your medication on hand as possible. Don't let your medication levels drop to below a week,s worth.

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Food!

Food!

Make sure your elderly parent or relative has enough food stored to survive at least a week on their own. The food should be easy to prepare, or edible without cooking. Make sure to add an opener to make the food accessible.