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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.
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.
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.
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.