For the Elderly in Nursing Homes Climate Change Poses Graver Risks
Staletovich, J., and Switalski Muñoz, C. (2021). For the Elderly in Nursing Homes, Climate Change Poses Graver Risks. WLRN Public Radio and Television.
This article discusses the dangers faced by elderly citizens, nursing home residents, and staff amid increased flooding and extreme weather conditions in Florida due to climate change. It relays real-life accounts of what it was like to evacuate and care for elderly residents after Hurricane Irma in 2017 and includes statistics and assessments from a Climate Central report on risks to seniors.