Prepping for when SHTF gets a bit more complicated as you get older, especially if you have medical issues. There are some things that you really have to consider when making plans, and some specialty items that you may need that your younger counterparts may not. Today we’re going to talk about survival items seniors should hoard and give you some tips for getting by.
The first thing that you need to consider is whether or not you’re going to be physically able to bug out by yourself. Don’t make the mistake of depending upon somebody to come and pick you up because they may not be able to get to you. If you can’t drive or walk under your own power, you may want to consider sitting it out at home. Many people choose to do this for a wide variety of reasons.
The first survival item that people over 60 should hoard is medication. After Hurricane Katrina, there wasn’t a pharmacy open nearby for 3 months. As you can imagine, this caused many people problems.
It doesn’t matter how much food and water you have if you don’t have life-saving medications. The problem here is that it’s difficult with new med laws to hoard any back because they make you get it within a certain window. Still, even then you can save a week or so worth of medications per month if you plan it right and can afford it.