University of Pennsylvania Elderly and Disasters PaperSchool

University of Pennsylvania Elderly and Disasters PaperSchool

  

University of Pennsylvania Elderly and Disasters PaperSchool

University of Pennsylvania

Question Description

Required Readings:

Required Readings


emergency preparedness and response health and social policy implications for older adults.pdf



planning for and responding to special needs of elders in natural disasters.pdf



providing shelter to nursing home evacuees in disasters lessons from hurricane katrina.pdf

Discussion Board

1. Read the Laditka paper. Summarize and expand on the lessons learned from Katrina. (Hint – Track down the SNAKE report).

2. The article by Elmore and Brown discusses policy implications for older adults in the setting of emergency preparedness and response. On the cover page of that article is a small box that contains the words “Additional efforts are necessary.” What do the authors mean by that? Be specific.

  
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