Disaster Preparedness Program Evaluation at a Senior Center: Implications for Community Partnerships Serving Ethnically Diverse Older Adults

Grizzle, Rebecca W.; Reeves, Britney; McAlister, Kim; Zottarelli, Lisa K.
September 2010
Texas Public Health Journal;Fall2010, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p9
Academic Journal
The article evaluates a disaster preparedness program carried out in a senior center in the U.S. It notes that the educational program has improved the levels of perceived emergency preparedness as it is imparting actions to take to prepare for a disaster. It also states that the program was successful as its findings are usable on expanding programs to educate older adults and empower them to be prepared for disasters.


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