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Ageism 101

Ageism is an ongoing social problem that older Americans face in the aging process. Ageism, or myths about aging, creates barriers for older adults that are trying to age with dignity. As Americans live longer and healthier lives, ensuring equal access to resources that support healthy aging is important.

October 21st, 2022|

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1207, 2022

Planning Tips for Public Health Emergencies and Common Disasters for Older Adults

July 12th, 2022|Emergency Management, Older Adults|

A Public Health Emergency is when a community is impacted by the threat of an illness or health condition that poses a substantial risk to human health1, such as COVID-19, or natural disasters also known as common disasters. Examples of common disasters include wildfires, windstorms, floods, earthquakes, tornados, extreme temperatures, and hurricanes.

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