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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 man-made catastrophes such as hurricanes, floods, oil spills, and fires). The workshop highlighted existing resources and sustainable solutions for the elderly within the context of specific cultural needs of a variety of elderly populations (African American, Hispanic, Native American, Asian, rural/remote, and low SES elderly). This workshop was held from June 13 to 14, 2017.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Meeting/ Workshop

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