Older Victims of Hurricane Harvey May Need Special Attention As Texas Recovers

Credit: Timothy McIntosh

Credit: Timothy McIntosh

News and social media reports from coastal Texas have shown many striking images of Hurricane Harvey flood victims, but few were as arresting as a photo of older women in a Dickinson nursing home, sitting in waist-high water in their wheelchairs. Although the women were moved to safety, the picture highlighted how vulnerable older adults can be during and after major disasters. Read more.