research data . Film . 2011

Challenges encountered by older adults when seeking safe shelter pre-disaster and receiving intervention post-disaster - 20th Annual John K. Friesen Conference - Growing Old in a Changing Climate

Brown, Lisa;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 May 2011
  • Country: Canada
Abstract
This video clip comprises the four presentations of Panel Session 2, “Mitigation and Prevention Strategies: Lessons Learned on the Front Lines” held at the 20th Annual John K. Friesen Conference, "Growing Old in a Changing Climate: Exploring the Interface Between Population Aging and Global Warming," MAY 25-26, 2011, Vancouver, BC. Dr. Lisa Brown, "Challenges encountered by older adults when seeking safe shelter pre-disaster and receiving intervention post-disaster" - Although most healthy older adults recover without assistance after extreme weather events, there are vulnerable subgroups that are at increased risk for negative health consequences. These include...
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