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Resources You Can Use: Preparedness Month 2023

Posted by on September 1st, 2023 0 comments Tags: , ,

September is National Preparedness Month. This year’s theme is “Take Control in 1, 2, 3” focusing on preparing older adults, specifically older adults from communities that are disproportionally impacted by all-hazard events. From ready.gov, “This theme empowers everyone, especially older adults, to 1) assess their needs, 2) make a plan and 3) engage their support… Read More »

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May

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Resources You Can Use: Older Americans Month

Posted by on May 12th, 2023 0 comments Tags: ,

May is Older Americans Month. And the 2023 theme is “Aging Unbound” focused on exploring diverse aging experiences and discussing how communities can combat stereotypes. The American population is aging and as we age, our health needs change too. The Administration for Community Living’s (ACL) 2021 Profile of Older Americans noted that 17% of the… Read More »

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Jun

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NIHSeniorHealth.gov retiring August 1, 2017

Posted by on June 26th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

Launched in 2003, NIHSeniorHealth.gov was a database designed for seniors with special features including large print, audio presentations, covering diseases particularly associated with senior citizens. It was ahead of its time in addressing internet accessibility issues. In conjunction with the National Institute of Aging (NIA), NIHSeniorHealth.gov provided evidence-based health information to millions of older adults… Read More »

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