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Report recommends steps to help elderly survive natural disasters

By Paula Katinas

Brooklyn Daily Eagle, July 24, 2014

An eye-opening report by medical professionals contends that changes need to be made to help the city’s elderly survive in the event another Hurricane Sandy-type disaster hits here.

The report, “Resilient Communities: Empowering Older Adults in Disasters and Daily Life,” was released by the New York Academy of Medicine on Tuesday.

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