Disaster's and emergencies can strike with little or no warning and senior citizens should create a personal support network made up of several individuals who would be able to check on them in the event of an emergency to ensure their wellness and to give assistance if needed. This page is a resource that includes information from a variety of agencies who establish training and checklists to better equip seniors and caregivers to make informed preparations in case of emergencies.
Health & Safety Toolkit
The Ohio Legal Rights Service (LRS) provides legal advocacy and rights protection to a wide range of people with disabilities. This includes assisting individuals with problems such as abuse, neglect, discrimination, access to assistive technology, special education, housing, employment, community integration, voting and rights protection issues with the juvenile and criminal justice systems.