Alert
Close

Last chance – give now. Before 2014 ends, help struggling seniors. Donate

Highlights

Close

Introducing RealPad

The tablet with free 24/7 customer support. Learn More

Life Reimagined $10,000 Sweepstakes

 

 

You and Your Town Contest-You could win an AARP RealPad

 

 

 

 

Happy African American couple

 

 

 

 

 

 

AARP Auto Buying Program

 

 

America's Winter Escapes Sweepstakes

 

 

AARP-iPad-ePub-app

 

 

Military and Veterans Discount

 

 

 

New Book

Dating After 50: How to get back in the game

Dating After 50 For Dummies

Contests and
Sweeps

Safe Driving in 2014 Sweepstakes

Learn how AARP Driver Safety can help you stay safe—and enter for a chance to win $1,000. See official rules. 

Webinars

Sign up now for an upcoming webinar or find materials from a past session.

 

Home & Community Webinars

Family & Caregiving Webinars

Popular Articles

Viewed

FREE FUN!

AARP Games - Play Now!

Poll: Are You a Real Techie?

Are You Prepared For An Emergency?

As the leaves fall from the trees and the nights and days get colder, the winter storm season is right around the corner. Are you ready?

See Also: 5 Disaster Prep Tips for Older Americans

We’ve learned from experience here in the Northeast that a natural disaster or other emergency can happen at any time (remember last October’s snow storm?), so it’s best to be prepared and have a plan.

AARP has developed Operation Emergency Prepare to provide tips and resources that can help you prepare for weather-related or other emergencies, as well as check lists and other information you can use to help family or friends who may need assistance.
 
Here are five straightforward – and relatively simple – steps to review your emergency preparedness:
Back to Article

Topic Alerts

You can get weekly email alerts on the topics below. Just click “Follow.”

Manage Alerts

Processing

Please wait...

progress bar, please wait

Tell Us WhatYou Think

Please leave your comment below.


Discounts & Benefits

From companies that meet the high standards of service and quality set by AARP.

1-800flowers.com (1-800flowers.com)

Members save 20% or $20 on purchases of $79.99  from
Fruitbouquets.com.

Collette Vacations

Members save up to $200 per couple on select tours with Collette Vacations.

Live Nation

Members save 25% or more when buying tickets in groups of four from Ticketmaster.

Member Benefits

Join or renew today! Members receive exclusive member benefits & affect social change.

Rewards for Good

Your Points Balance:

Learn More

Earn points for completing free online activities designed to enrich your life.

Find more ways to earn points

Redeem your points to save on merchandise, travel, and more.

Find more ways to redeem points

This program is supported by a generous grant from Toyota to AARP Foundation.

*Upon completion, you may be eligible to receive an auto insurance discount. Other restrictions apply.

Consult your agent for details.