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Vija Vetra

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.

older patient getting kissed on the cheek by daugther

National Minority Health Month

April 11, 2023 | Tina Sadarangani ANP-C, GNP-BC, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, NYU Meyers

April has been designated National Minority Health Month, by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This annual campaign highlights the tremendous need, nation-wide to improve the health of racial and ethnic minorities and American Indian/Alaska Native communities and reduce health disparities.

older adults in the classroom

HIGN Scholars Empowering Older Adults in the Community

March 14, 2023 | Cynthia Chong, MPA

As health care providers and advocates, it’s crucial that we provide opportunities to increase health literacy to mitigate health disparities and improve health outcomes.

nurse leader

Leading for the Future

February 14, 2023 | Tara A. Cortes, PhD, RN, FAAN

Leadership of any organization is the foundation of its culture. With the rapidly changing healthcare environment of today's world and the confluent factors of intergenerational workforces, discrimination and inequities, and public incivility, the role of the leader is more important than ever. 

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