Neighborliness and PTSD in the wake of Superstorm Sandy

    In 2012

    In 2012

    Areas of the Jersey Shore are picking up the pieces after a fierce nor’easter pummeled towns with heavy winds and flooding just weeks ahead of the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy. Three years after that storm hit, we’re getting a clearer picture of its long-term effects, especially on seniors.

    One year ago, Shai Ben-Yaacov spoke with Rachel Pruchno, director of research at Rowan University’s New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, about a study that delves into neighborliness and whether it affects how seniors handle times of crisis. The findings are in, and Pruchno returned to NewsWorks Tonight to explain how the data is especially unique.

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