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MHP Salud

Tips for Hispanic/Latino Family Caregivers of Older Adults: Planning for Public Health Emergencies and Common Disasters


This July 2022 informational article from national non-profit MHP Salud provides resources for Hispanic/Latino caregivers to help them support older adults during public health emergencies, such as COVID-19 and natural disasters. It provides links to resources such as an emergency preparedness guide and an emergency supply kit care plan from trusted sources such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Administration for Community Living, and The article also describes key preparedness steps, and discusses how community health workers (CHWs) help caregivers prepare and address needs of older adults during an emergency. The article is available in English and Spanish.