Aging Studies Professor Dr. Lindsay Peterson Presents at Focus Group Discussion


Dr. Lindsay PetersonLindsay Peterson, PhD, represented the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) at a national focus group discussion. This discussion was in support of a study that Healthcare Ready is working on under the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2019. The purpose of this discussion was to collect information and insight on preparedness and response initiatives and needs from stakeholders who work with or advocate for order adult and assisted living populations. Dr. Peterson recently published a paper discussing preparing for and managing disasters in nursing homes and assisted living communities, “You Just Forge Ahead”: The Continuing Challenges of Disaster Preparedness and Response in Long-Term Care in Innovations in Aging.