Severe weather, such as blizzards, hurricanes, wildfires, or an outbreak of tornadoes, seems to occur more frequently every year. While this can make it difficult for everyone, it’s crucial for elderly people to be equipped for inclement weather.
If you have aging family members who live on their own, following are some things to think about that will help you prepare them for severe weather.
Staying warm and secure during bitterly cold temperatures or winter storms can be difficult. Cold temperatures, power outages, loss of communication services, and icy roads are all potential effects of winter storms. You should be aware of how to get your house and car ready before a winter storm hits in order to keep yourself and your loved ones safe.
The holiday season is here! Some folks will be visiting family elsewhere or making a winter getaway as the weather gets cooler. But before you post on Facebook about the great vacation you are having, you may want to think twice. The FBI 2012 crime report states that we can expect one in every thirty six homes in the US to be burglarized, that is approximately 1 home every 14.6 seconds. However, there are things you can do to keep your home safe while you’re away. Read More
We are excited to announce the launch of our new national Home Preparedness initiative empowering homeowners to protect their homes and families against the unexpected. With an average of 25 natural disasters and catastrophes per year in the US alone, we see a definite need to help Americans across the country get prepared before it’s too late. To take action now!
Natural disasters throughout the US can take their toll with an average of $30 billion in property damage every year. Over 88% of all catastrophic loss in the US has been due to natural disasters that were unexpected like hurricanes, tornadoes, flooding, earthquakes and wildfires. According to a recent survey conducted by Harris Poll, 49% of Americans across the country do not feel prepared for the aftermath of such disasters. Now is the time to get prepared. Read More