Severe Weather Safety for Older Adults

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Severe Weather Safety for Older Adults
FAST FACTS Georgia had the second-most tornadoes in the country in 2017. Fulton County is the most tornado-prone county in the state. High-wind thunderstorms occur about 75 days out of the year in Georgia.

 

If Hurricane Florence, and the storms before her, have taught us anything, it’s that we need to be prepared. While some storms are severe enough that evacuation orders are given, others are only dangerous enough to momentarily wreak havoc before they disappear.

Hurricanes and tornadoes are certainly catastrophic, but what about the thunderstorm that only knocks out power? Our assisted living community in Grayson knows that it’s important to prepare for any weather event. It’s far better to over-prepare than to be forced to deal with power outages, flooding, and home damage having done nothing to ready yourself.… Read more...