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Meeting the Complex Needs of Older Adults in Primary Care

September 12, 2023 | Mary Jo Vetter DNP, AGPCNP-BC, FAANP Clinical Associate Professor at NYU Meyers Program Director

Mr. G was hospitalized for five days due to an ischemic stroke related to chronic, uncontrolled hypertension. He was subsequently transferred to a post-acute rehabilitation facility due to left sided weakness, mild aphasia, and general malaise.

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Staying Safe in the Sun

July 11, 2023 | Kiley Rabjohns, Junior, Northwestern University

The summer months come with beautiful weather and the temptation to sit outside in the sun all day long. While it’s great to enjoy being outside this season, it is also very important to understand how damaging the sun can be to one’s skin without the protection of SPF.

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Growing Older in Sub-Saharan Africa

June 13, 2023 | Yei Leyah Zeantoe MSN, RN (Nimba University) Sanniquellie, Liberia & Robin Toft Klar, DNSc, RN, FAAN, Clinical Associate Professor (NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing)

The explosive growth of older adults living in Africa will exceed all other continents except Europe in the next 30 years.

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A Story of Aging Unbound

May 9, 2023 | Cynthia Chong, MPA

Every May we celebrate Older Americans Month to recognize and honor the wonderful contributions older adults give to our society. This month, like every month, we should eschew the stigma around older adults being a burden on our communities.

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