Tag Archives: emergency preparedness

hurricane preparedness

Pacific hurricane season starts May 15 and Atlantic hurricane season starts June 1. If you haven’t experienced a severe weather emergency, you may not realize how important it is to plan for the worst. The Department of Homeland Security has … Continue reading

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plan b

As Preparedness Month comes to an end, I had a weather-related incident that brought home the importance of being able to access information in more than one place. Yesterday, the power in my house went out. This was the fourth … Continue reading

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preparedness month

September is National Preparedness Month, created by the Department of Homeland Security and supported by many organizations, including the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO). There have been numerous fires and floods in the news, with people unable to verify … Continue reading

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health maintenance

We all know that it’s important to take good care of ourselves, which includes routine medical tests and follow-up visits. You can lose track of inoculation dates and test results if you don’t have a place to store that information. … Continue reading

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emergency preparedness

It’s already September, which means it’s National Preparedness Month. This year the focus is on families, to reinforce the importance of including children in preparedness conversations. You can talk to kids about emergencies without scaring them. They’ll feel better knowing … Continue reading

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plan b

I’ve been out of commission lately due to a series of unfortunate events. Thankfully, all of the situations are curable. Having so many things go wrong in such a short time span made me think about what I do to … Continue reading

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supreme productivity

Last week, in anticipation of the hurricane, I hurried to finish anything involving technology, in case the power went out.  I had a number of household tasks to accomplish that didn’t require electricity. Although we never lost electricity, I tackled … Continue reading

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