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Aging-In-Place Organizations Are Key to Building Disaster Resilience for Older Adults   [open pdf - 0B]

From the Document: "COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] has tragically demonstrated the serious threat that pandemics and other disasters pose to older adults' health, safety, and well-being. Older adults face a greater risk of dying in disasters than other age groups. [...] This brief describes a study of the role of senior centers and senior villages in King County, Washington in building older adults' disaster resilience. We interviewed directors and program managers representing 14 aging-in-place organizations about their organizations' involvement in disaster-related activities. We also asked if and how they see their organizations contributing to disaster resilience for older adults in their communities."

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Lerner Center Research Brief No. 23
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2020-06-05
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Syracuse University Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion
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Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion: https://lernercenter.syr.edu/
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