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Disaster Resilience for Older Americans

May 17, 2022 | Beth Hess

As natural disasters become more frequent and severe, the needs of those most vulnerable must remain a priority in local preparedness planning. This May, Older American’s Month, is an opportunity to ensure that the more than 54 million residents ages 65 or older in our communities are supported during and after disasters. To follow are a few resources to help your health department promote disaster resilience for older populations:


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