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  • Groups trying to turn Myrtle Avenue into an age-friendly thoroughfare Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    The Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project (MARP) and the Myrtle Avenue Business Improvement District have joined forces in an effort to make two of the most rapidly growing neighborhoods—Fort Greene and Clinton Hill—more age-friendly by implementing changes within their businesses to help out the older adult population.

  • Academy and Visit El Barrio to Host East Harlem Walking Tour on May 1 NYAM

    East Harlem, the Academy’s home for nearly a century, is a neighborhood rich with history, public art, and great food and culture. On May 1, the Academy and and Visit El Barrio will host a free walking tour through East Harlem, highlighting the neighborhood's past, present, and future. 

  • Welcoming Older Workers NY Press

    Bridge Cleaners and Tailors is owned by Victoria Aviles, a Colombian immigrant in her 60s, who worked her way up from sweeping in a dry cleaners to becoming a couture tailor and business owner. She is now joined by her 29-year-old son Richard. The business, with stores in SoHo and Brooklyn, highly values its older workers, particularly its 15 tailors, who are all in their 60s and 70s, as there is a shortage of tailors citywide. 

  • Academy Appoints Dr. Angel Mendoza as Director of Health Policy NYAM

    The New York Academy of Medicine is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Angel Mendoza as Director of Health Policy beginning on April 6, 2015. Dr. Mendoza will work to further the Academy’s efforts to advance the health of people in cities through evidence-based policies and programs that address the broader determinants of health, focusing on our priority areas of healthy aging, disease prevention and health promotion, and eliminating health disparities.

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NYAM's 20th Annual Gala: Healthy Cities, Healthy World

NYAM's 20th Annual Gala video shows how we build on our legacy and its lessons to tackle some of today's most challenging health problems.

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