As presented in CDC’s new guide, specific steps can be taken at the community, regional, tribal, state, and national level to better protect the vulnerable older adult population. The major areas of action described in the guide are—
- Developing plans.
- Collaborating with partners.
- Collecting and using data.
- Conducting trainings and exercises.
- Building, maintaining, and using registries.
- Using law-based solutions.
- Preparing older adults and caregivers.
- Sheltering older adults.
- Taking action at the national level.
Learn more information about action options and how they can be implemented by reading CDC’s new guide, Identifying Vulnerable Older Adults and Legal Options for Increasing Their Protection during All-Hazards Emergencies.
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