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Health Literacy and Community-Based Education
October 11, 2022 | Cynthia Chong, MPA
Health literacy is a term we’ve all heard, but what does it really mean? How does it relate to better health outcomes for older adults?
Barriers to Identifying and Treating Substance Use Disorders in Old Adults
September 13, 2022 | Liz Seidel, MSW HIGN
September is National Recovery Month which aims to increase awareness of substance use disorders (SUDs).
Master Plans for Aging: Looking to the Future
July 12, 2022 | Cynthia Chong, MPA and 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?
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.