Cacchione (UPenn) quoted in an article about why elderly and older populations are particularly vulnerable in an emergency evacuation
"As Barry nears, don't let New Orleans nursing homes, elderly be 'forgotten people,' expert says" - The New Orleans Advocate. 7/12/2019.
Pamela Cacchione, associate professor of Geropsychiatric Nursing at University of Pennsylvania and author of the study, says a plan is key during evacuations. "Oftentimes the big thing is coordinating medical supplies to transport with them," said Cacchione.