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Older adults pondering

Addressing Loneliness and Social Isolation: LGBTQ+ Older Adults Perspective

June 11, 2024 | Fidelindo Lim CCRN, DNP, FAAN Clinical Associate Professor and Program Director

On May 3, 2024, the Office of the Surgeon General issued an advisory, sounding the alarm about the devastating impact of the loneliness and isolation epidemic in the United States.

Kimberly Hadson

Assisted living innovations offer new hope for older adults with serious mental illness

May 28, 2024 | Kimberly Hadson, BSN, RN, PMH-BC

People with serious mental illness are more likely to be admitted to nursing homes and to have their stays converted from short-term to long-term, even when they have low nursing needs.

Older adults and Technology

Using Technology to Cautiously Connect

May 14, 2024 | Tara A. Cortes PhD, RN, FAAN, Executive Director, HIGN, and Professor, NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing

Every May, the Administration for Community Living leads the nation’s observance of Older Americans Month (OAM).

Older adult and granddaughter

Love and Memories of Chocolate

April 12, 2024 | Sarah Zwerling, Roslyn High School Class of 2025

The smell of chocolate brings back sweet memories for me. My grandmother loved chocolate and ice cream.

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