Community Based Care

Excellent Health Care From Curb to Curb by Rev. Dr. Anne Hays Egan

It’s interesting to be wearing multiple hats with the healthcare system in New Mexico. February as a consultant in public health and a patient with Presbyterian (PHS) and the NM Cancer Center (NMCC). A dear friend drove me right up to the PHS Horseshoe and off I went through the double doors, saying to myself […]

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Building an Age-Friendly Community

Age-friendly communities, as defined by the World Health Organization (WHO), are those that older adults find to be welcoming. These are communities and regions that are actively friendly toward, and supportive of, older adults. Age-Friendly Community Framework The World Health Organization is working with partner agencies in many countries around the world. In the U.S.,

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How Does Your Data Treat its Neighbors?

Does your data live nicely with its neighbors? How does your data treat its neighbors? How is your data treated by them, and do they work well together? Or are they separated by big walls? Living in silos? Perhaps your data system seems to constantly fighting with data systems used by others in your field?

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Surfing the “Silver Tsunami”

The aging of our population, or ‘Silver Tsunami,’ as it’s often called, is not something in the future that requires preparation. That’s why it’s called a tsunami, a wave created by an earthquake. Ken Dychtwald was one of the first people to call this trend an “Age Wave.” If we want to be able to

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