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Plan Ahead. Stay Ahead. Have you prepared?

SENIOR P.R.E.P. is a program designed to raise awareness of the importance of individual emergency preparedness for South Carolina’s senior population.  It is sponsored by the Lieutenant Governor’s Office on Aging (LGOA), in partnership with Walgreens and the South Carolina Emergency Management Division (SCEMD).

With the help of several state and local agencies, the LGOA has published a SENIOR P.R.E.P. brochure (available here as a medium sized pdf), which outlines several “hot issues” in emergency preparedness relating to seniors.

In addition to the SENIOR P.R.E.P. brochure, the LGOA and our partners highlight a monthly emergency preparedness topic relating to seniors. The timeline is available by clicking here (large pdf). 

For more information, please click on the following links:

January 2017
Poison Control & Medications

December 2016
Winter Weather

November 2016
Fire Safety

October 2016
Natural Disasters

September 2016
National Preparedness

August 2016
Emergency Shelters

July 2016
Heat Safety

June 2016
Hurricane Awareness (SCEMD)

May 2016
Pet Safety

April 2016
Severe Weather

March 2016
Access and Functional Needs

February 2016
Food Safety

January 2016
Dam Failure 

Please check back with this site frequently to stay up-to-date on all things SENIOR P.R.E.P.!

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