Beginning every June, the six-month Atlantic hurricane season kicks off with many people going about their affairs as if nothing has changed. But with these devastating super-storms lurking unpredictably, why not be as prepared as possible for when a hurricane – or two – could be headed for your area of Florida?
When it comes to staying safe for you and your senior loved ones, preparation is key. Whether it is planning for potential long-term care needs or creating Florida estate planning, there are steps that each of us should take to remain safe. In fact, preparation is all the more important for senior citizens and aging adults who may be less able to fight crowds in search of last minute supplies at grocery and hardware stores or evacuate effectively.
Let us share a few tips on how you, a senior, or your senior loved ones can prep to ensure your home is as safe as possible in advance of hurricane season. Bear in mind, we realize that many of these safety fixes may require help from family members, neighbors or professionals.
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure – especially when it comes to emergencies. With more than 5.2 million seniors living in hurricane-prone Florida alone, being prepared is the best way to deal with them. Securing your home ahead of time can make an enormous difference in the ability to cope with accompanying heavy rains, high winds and flooding. Do not wait to plan ahead for the future! Contact us with your questions so we are able to help you.