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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.
Seniors can sometimes be forced to fend for themselves during disasters. However, they could be safer if they had better forms of communication and access to more resources, according to a new report from the New York Academy of Medicine.
NYAM's Lindsay Goldman, Project Director for Age-friendly NYC, participated in a panel discussion on meeting the housing needs of older adults. The event was co-sponsored by the AARP Foundation to release a report from Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, Housing America’s Older Adults: Meeting the Needs of an Aging Population.
Superstorm Sandy reminded us that older adulrs have unique needs during times to crisis – but is New York City prepared to meet them? Senior Fellow and co-producer Liz Seegert looks at a new report from The New York Academy of Medicine that tackles this issue.
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The 2013 Duncan Clark Lecture - The Affordable Care Act on the Verge of Final Success ... and a Nervous Breakdown
Featured Speaker: John E. McDonough, DPH, MPA, Professor of the Practice of Public Health and Director of the Center for Public Health Leadership
Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health
December 9, 2013 - On December 2, 2013 NYAM welcomed Dr. John E. McDonough, one of the leading experts on health care reform in the United States, to deliver the 2013 Duncan Clark Lecture at NYAM on “The Affordable Care Act on the Verge of Final Success ... and a Nervous Breakdown.”
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This report identifies opportunities that build on both the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act (ACA) and New York’s ongoing efforts toward improving the health of its 19 million residents.
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