CBCS Event

George Yao to Present International Issues in Aging Lecture

Dr. George Yao, professor of architecture, National Cheng Kung University, will present "Protecting Long-term Care Facilities from Typhoons in Taiwan" on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 10:30am in MHC 1503. The rise in the older adult population has heightened safety concerns in a country with frequent typhoons. Dr. Yao and his team of researchers will describe the country's recent disaster experience and efforts to prepare vulnerable nursing homes and other facilities for future disasters. They will discuss lessons learned from Florida's disaster experiences.