The two-day conference will feature speakers from around the country who have been through disasters at nursing homes or rehabilitation facilities. And experts will offer advice on meeting Medicaid and Medicare requirements.
Residents of long-term care facilities are already often in poor health and may need special care after a disaster.
UNMC Dr. Philip Smith says planning and preparation are critical for these facilities.
The conference will be held May 21-22 at the CenturyLink Center in downtown Omaha.