Aging at NYAM
The New York Academy of Medicine focuses on the health of urban populations through research and other activities supporting healthy aging, prevention and promotion of disease and the elimination of health disparities.
This research guide brings together aging-related resources that are valuable to researchers with diverse healthy aging-related interests.
In order to make improvements in the city, a four-year Commission for an Age-friendly New York City was seated with leaders from both the public and private sector in 2010. The Commission has focused its attention primarily in the areas of: Age-friendly Businesses, Age-friendly Schools, Colleges and Universities and Aging Improvement Districts.
In 2012, the New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM) received a grant to develop and launch a new awards program that recognizes employers who promote policies and practices that benefit multigenerational workforces and enhance business success.
An introduction to the New York Academy of Medicine's efforts to improve healthy aging in urban dwellers.
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