- Gather supplies—Consider the needs of the person with Alzheimer’s disease when you assemble a disaster kit. Include medications, copies of medical information, and a recent photo.
- Plan for an evacuation—Know where the nearest emergency shelters are and pack items that may provide comfort to the person with Alzheimer’s.
- Prepare for wandering—Make sure the person wears an ID bracelet, and label clothes to help aid in identification.
Read Disaster Preparedness: Alzheimer’s Caregiving Tips for more ways to be ready during a crisis.