Mark Baker, Emergency Planner for Cumberland County.
Mark discussed Emergency preparation Day and Week in North Carolina, the places to find lists of needed equipment, food and water. He advocated a 5-7 day supply of food and water instead of the conventional 2-3 day supply, owing to lessons learned from recent history and hurricanes.
Lisa Hughes, Cumberland County Council on Older Adults, Social Worker and Assistant Executive Director
Lisa always bring a wealth of practical and educational opportunities to seniors and care-givers. This time she talked about care-giving aids, like animatronic pets for lonely, sometime memory-impaired and sometimes non-confident patients who would find the companionship of an battery-operated animatronic pet useful!