Climate Resilience for an Aging Nation (Arigoni Danielle)(Paperback)

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Climate change is having an immediate and sometimes life-threatening impact, especially for older adults - generally speaking, people 65 or older. Older adults often face mobility, cognitive, and resource challenges, which contribute to a disproportionate number of deaths in the face of major disasters. But some challenges are less visible. Consider the grandparent who no longer can stand and wait at the bus stop because of the heat, or the retiree who lives in a home with black mold due to chronic flooding that she can't afford to remediate or leave because of her limited fixed income. Our population is aging--by 2034, the US will have more people over 65 than under 18. Despite the evidence that climate change is severely impacting older adults, and the reality that communities will be confronted with more frequent and more severe disasters, we're not prepared to address the needs

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