Upcoming Events & Community Trainings
Upcoming Events & Trainings
Please refer to the calendar below for shared trainings and volunteer opportunities from affiliated organizations, including the ALCO MRC and DPHC. For more information about upcoming events on the calendar, or to share training and volunteer opportunities from your organization, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Ongoing Personal Emergency Preparedness Trainings
Personal Emergency Preparedness Training - Over the Phone!
This Personal Emergency Preparedness Training is specifically meant for older community dwelling adults, frail elderly, persons with disabilities of all ages, homebound and non ambulatory individuals and caregivers. Trainings are held the first Friday of every month from 10 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. in English and from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in Spanish. Please view the training flyers to register.
Each one-hour, phone-based training covers basic emergency preparedness for individuals and families, focusing on the additional and customized planning needs of the target audiences above. Topics include:
- Creating a Basic Needs Kit (Water, Food, Communication, Light, Safety, Health & Sanitation, Other Essential Tools)
- Additional Health & Mobility Needs (dietary needs, medications, assistive technology items, supplies and durable medical equipment back-up)
- Making a Plan with Family, Caregivers and Neighbors (Vial of Life, emergency numbers, evacuation routes, meeting locations)
- Basic Free Smart Phone Apps (flashlight, contact info/ICE, compass, radio, maps, shelter list, whistle)
Alameda County Emergency Medical Services, Senior Injury Prevention Program (SIPP)
Emergency Preparedness Discussion Groups for Older Adults
Call us to schedule a training for your organization or to find out more: (510) 268-7023 or email Rosanna.Lee@acgov.org