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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.
When you think about great places to grow old and retire, New York City doesn’t immediately spring to mind. It’s outrageously expensive. It can be particularly dangerous for the elderly: Being struck by a vehicle is the second leading cause of injury-related death for seniors.
Politico Magazine features the Academy’s Age-friendly NYC initiative in “What Works,” a year-long series featuring innovative ideas—and how they spread—from cities across the United States at a time of unprecedented urban reinvention.
The Recipes Project interviews Anne Garner, Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts in the Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health at The New York Academy of Medicine, about the Center's historical recipe book collections and upcoming programming related to food.