Local advocates are asking you to keep seniors in mind when preparing for flooding.
Home Instead Senior Care of Missoula sent out a list of key things to think about when dealing with seniors in floods.
They say the most important thing you can do is plan ahead and consider what a senior can or cannot do before the disaster happens. For example, if the senior is in a wheelchair, they recommend making evacuation plans before flood waters hit.
They say older adults should evacuate sooner rather than later in almost all cases.
Here is the complete list as compiled by Home Instead Senior Care: