Author(s)/Creator(s)

Claire PendergrastFollow

Funder(s)

NIA-funded Interdisciplinary Network on Rural Population Health and Aging

Funding ID

1 R24-AG065159

Description/Abstract

COVID-19 has tragically demonstrated the serious threat that pandemics and other disasters pose to older adults’ health, safety, and well-being. What role can senior centers and senior villages play in protecting older adults’ health and building their resilience during COVID-19 and other disasters?

Document Type

Research Brief

Keywords

older adults, disaster resilience, aging-in-place

Disciplines

Emergency and Disaster Management | Family, Life Course, and Society | Gerontology

Date

6-5-2020

Acknowledgements

Special thanks to Nicole Errett, Ann Bostrom, and Basia Belza for contributions to this research project, and to aging services practitioners who supported this research through involvement in study design or through participating in interviews. The author thanks Shannon Monnat for helpful feedback on previous drafts of this brief.

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

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