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Protecting Older Adults in Disasters

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Major disasters affect everyone, but the older adult population is particularly vulnerable to their devastating effects. In 2005, of the people who died in Louisiana due to Hurricane Katrina, 50% were older than 74 (CNN, 2022). Those who survived experienced stressful and sometimes inappropriate displacement, which contributed to a significant decline in their health and functioning. This course will inform nurses on strategies to protect the health and lives of older adults before, during, and after a disaster.



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Major disasters affect everyone, but the older adult population is particularly vulnerable to their devastating effects. In 2005, of the people who died in Louisiana due to Hurricane Katrina, 50% were older than 74 (CNN, 2022). Those who survived experienced stressful and sometimes inappropriate displacement, which contributed to a significant decline in their health and functioning. This course will inform nurses on strategies to protect the health and lives of older adults before, during, and after a disaster.



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