Improving Preparedness for Community-Dwelling Older Adult Populations

For some community-dwelling older adults, attempting to prepare for an emergency or disaster can come with barriers. For example, characteristics of older adults such as impaired mobility, weakened sensory awareness, multiple chronic diseases, and social and economic limitations can put them at greater risk of…

The Implications for Public Health when “Weird Weather” becomes the New Normal

Moshi is probably best known as a base camp for intrepid hikers wishing to scale Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro’s 19,341-foot peak. I was seated in a small café in Moshi in August 1998, waiting my turn to ascend the mountain, when I learned from the BBC…