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Older people

Master Plans for Aging: Looking to the Future

July 12, 2022 | Cynthia Chong, MPA & Liz Seidel, MSW

As the population ages, several important questions come to mind: What does an age-friendly society look like? What can be done to ensure our communities support the growing population of older people?

older adult pride

Pushing the Needle Forward: Celebrating LGBTQ+ Pride

June 14, 2022 | Jeffrey Kwong, DNP, MPH, AGPCNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

On June 28, 1969, a group of individuals took to the streets in protest against a police raid of a small Greenwich Village bar.

long term care

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.

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