Hurricanes can wreak havoc in many ways, with lashing winds, torrential rains, and inundating storm surges.
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Anyone riding out a hurricane should wait for authorities to announce that the danger has passed.


Aging Wisely is offering our Hurricane Preparedness Package for the affordable price of $199, to assist Tampa Bay area seniors with being better prepared for Florida hurricane season.  Our planning process addresses critical safety issues in the home as well as evacuation alternatives for different scenarios.
As Atlantic hurricane season heats up, storms could send toxic hydrocarbons lingering from the summer's oil spill surging inland, scientists say. Of the 1,330 people known to have perished along the Gulf Coast as a result of Hurricane Katrina, 71% of those in Louisiana were older than 60 years, 47% were older than 75 years, and at least 68 died in nursing homes.  Individuals with special needs, medical conditions, disabilities and those who are reliant upon caregivers and outside support face particular difficulties in managing during and after a natural disaster.


While hurricanes, droughts, floods, and storm surges are natural events, the degree of disaster is often now heavily influenced by humans.



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