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Essential Reform in Long-Term Care

May 4, 2022 | Tara A. Cortes, PhD, RN, FAAN

Our nation’s 15,000 nursing homes became “ground zero” in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic accounting for nearly 5% of all cases and nearly 40% of deaths attributed to the pandemic.

Women's History Month

Celebrating Women's History Month

March 8, 2022 | Cynthia Chong, MPA

This month is Women’s History Month, a time to honor the women who have shaped our society through their contributions.

Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month

February 8, 2022 | Cynthia Chong, MPA

February is a time to celebrate the contribution of Black culture has had throughout history to today. We at HIGN want to celebrate some of the Black leaders who have had a profound impact on geriatrics, gerontology and nursing.

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Dismantling Structural Inequities Behind COVID-19 Aging-Related Disparities

November 9, 2021 | Jasmine Travers, PhD, MHS, RN, AGPCNP-BC

Prior to the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines, adults 65+ accounted for 14% of the COVID-19 infections in the U.S...

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