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Media: NYAM’s Voice on Urban Health

For more than 160 years, NYAM has been a major thought leader in the area of urban health, emerging as a resource for regional, national, and international print and broadcast media outlets that cover critical issues related to aging, disease prevention and health promotion, and health disparities.

NYAM in the Media

  • Aging transit, aging riders
    NY Daily News

    Lindsay Goldman of Age-friendly NYC responds to the recent Daily News op-ed “The MTA needs to get on the age train” about the challenges faced by older New Yorkers in accessing public transit. 

  • Fascinating ‘Mad Men’-Era Advertisements From The New York Academy of Medicine

    Mad Men prides itself on historical accuracy, seamlessly integrating the past into a currently airing television show. In anticipation of the show’s series finale this month, The New York Academy of Medicine helps us take a look back at series with a gallery of Mad Men-era archival ads from its collections. 

  • 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.

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The New York Academy of Medicine has released a new issue brief that proposes a framework to assess progress toward the effective promotion of population health in a state or other geographic region.

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