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Title of Collaborative Activity:

Extreme Events and the Elderly: Scientific Evidence, Cultural Considerations and Sustainable Solutions

Description of Collaborative Activity:

The purpose of this workshop was to explore research, service, and policy needs of the elderly in the context of extreme events (natural and manmade catastrophes such as hurricanes floods oil spills fires). The workshop highlighted existing resources and sustainable solutions for the elderly within the context of specific cultural needs of a variety of elder populations (African American, Hispanic, native American, Asian and rural/remote and low SES elderly).

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Meeting/ Workshop

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