• AARP Creates Disaster Resilience Toolkit to Support Older Adults in Emergency Preparedness

    2 monthes ago - By Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

    Noting the aging population and a growing body of evidence revealing that older adults are disproportionately impacted during disasters, AARP released a Disaster Resilience Tool Kit.
    The resource has been created for local leaders, government staff, aging services professionals and community volunteers, but is also important for age- and dementia friendly leaders and stakeholders. It is a companion title to the Guide to Expanding Mitigation: Making the Connection to Older Adults , published by the Federal Emergency Management Agency as a resource for emergency management professionals.
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