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Second Sense - Beyond Vision Loss

Emergency Preparedness: Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Worst

Thursday, October 18 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Second Sense
65 E. Wacker Place, Suite 1010
Chicago, IL 60601

Backpack with items for an emergency kit: spare cane, dog food, first aid, medication, food, flashlight and waterCould you evacuate your home safely in case of a fire or other emergency? Our new emergency preparedness workshop focuses on the things you can do to be as prepared as possible in a difficult and stressful situation. We are also excited to welcome our guest speaker, veteran firefighter and fire safety officer, Preston Roberson from the Chicago Fire Department.  Preston will talk about what you can do to help first responders so everyone can be as safe as possible.

You’ll learn all about:

  • necessary mobility skills,
  • environment awareness,
  • emergency bags,
  • protective techniques, and
  • emergency registries

To register, call our front desk at 312-236-8569 or email email Rachael Eschbach.