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City’s 50-year senior meal program provi

In March, the Department of Seniors Affairs joins senior nutrition service providers across the country to reflect on 50 years of the National Seniors Nutrition Program. This comes after two years of modifications to successfully serve the department’s mission and continue to meet the changing needs of community members throughout the pandemic. As the COVID-19 […]

The lab gives nursing students practical...

UIC courses simulate clinical environments to reveal practices and career challenges CHICAGO, February 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Illinois Medical District (IMD), two miles west of the Chicago Loop, is one of the world’s premier health technology centers. The 560-acre campus is home to four main hospitals and more than 40 innovative healthcare-related institutions. The […]

Solta Medical Corporation Files Registra...

LAVAL, QC and VAUGHAN, ON, February 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Bausch Health Companies Inc. (NYSE/TSX: BHC) (“Bausch Health” or the “Company”) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Solta Medical Corporation (“Solta”), has publicly filed an application for registration statement on Form S-1 (the “Registration Statement”) with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) […]

$30 Trillion National Debt: Reasons to W...

Alarmed by debt. Republicans are willing to use government spending — and massive debt — as Exhibit A in their case that Democrats are driving the country into bankruptcy. The pandemic has triggered a spending spree. It’s true that debt skyrocketed during the Covid-19 pandemic, when bailouts passed on a bipartisan basis under President Donald […]

Pandemic mental health affects healthcar...

More than ever, healthcare and social workers are feeling the burden of being in a helping profession, with high levels of anxiety and burnout More help for stressed social workers is at hand. The Care to Speak peer support program has expanded to connect people in the social service sector with someone who understands. Since […]

A senior from PEI. cannot find housing ...

Seniors in P.E.I. are feeling the housing crisis more than most, with rising rental costs outpacing fixed incomes for retirees or welfare. Ask Valérie Arsenault. The Charlottetown woman’s landlord took the names of several tenants in the Kensington Road apartment building where she lives, put them in a hat and pulled one out. The “winner” […]

California tries ‘whole person care’ for

In summary Faced with a myriad of social pathologies, California will try a new approach – a more integrated and aggressive treatment. As it faces the stubborn COVID-19 pandemic, California also grapples with an assortment of equally resilient social pathologies, including chronic disease, homelessness, poverty, drug and alcohol addiction, mental illness and street crime. State […]

Welcome to 2022 with UC San Diego’s Chan

Changemaker Week events will go virtual for the 2022 celebration. Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Communications. All photos taken before the COVID-19 pandemic. Jhe start of the year brings new opportunities to take action that positively benefits our local communities, our region and more. At UC San Diego, students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community […]

LA County Office of Education: Dealing w...

For the publisher: I commend The Times editorial board for bringing attention to a serious problem in education – the mental well-being of our children, which was of concern before COVID-19. The pandemic has only heightened our urgency. Virtually all students in Los Angeles County and beyond have experienced some level of trauma since March […]

Child tax credit set to expire as Decemb...

WASHINGTON (AP) – This is one of the most ambitious federal assistance programs launched during the COVID-19 pandemic – up to $ 300 per child directly to families’ bank accounts on the 15th of each month. But the latest checks will come out on Wednesday, with the Expanded Child Tax Credit program expiring unless Congress […]

Is Center offering 3-month freebies to J...

Along with the problems posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, there is an epidemic of fake news. Several misleading claims are spreading at an alarming rate on social media to defraud people. Recently, a post that went viral claimed that the Center was offering free mobile top-up for three months to Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel and […]

Volunteer firefighters share impact of b...

Disclaimer: This article deals with the subject of mental health and mentions suicide. This can be triggering for some. If you or someone you love needs support, Lifeline (13 11 14) is available 24/7, free of charge. As Australia braces for another bushfire season, new search from Edith Cowan University revealed how reeling our volunteer […]

Could Federal Chatham School District Re...

Lori Lambert with students from Klukwan School in 2019 (Claire Stremple for KHNS) The Chatham School District received more than $ 700,000 in federal COVID relief funding this year. It was then that the district debated whether to close the Klukwan school due to the low enrollment rate and the loss of state funding. But […]

Pro Cuomo, not pro bono

On Monday, the Joint State Commission on Public Ethics shocked the world and actually did something. Unfortunately, what he did was undo something his staff had done over a year ago, and which the Commissioners had failed to undo many times before despite growing evidence that it had either been played for a bunch of […]

Provost Excellence Award winners announc...

Announcement of the winners of the Provost Awards of Excellence November 8, 2021 MACOMB / MOLINE, IL – Five faculty members from Western Illinois University and an academic advisor have been named recipients of the 2021 Provost Award of Excellence. WIU’s Center for Educational and Research Innovation (CITR) has organized six-member committees to assess excellence […]

Social protection, security for the poor...

By Taj Nabi Khan ISLAMABAD, Nov 07 (APP): Viable political reforms and pro-public policies through various poverty reduction programs can create a wide range of possibilities for socio-economic growth of people by ensuring social protection and economic security to marginalized segments of society to live life in dignity. To help deserving families across the country […]

Cleveland Area Senior Programs Aim to Re...

Many elderly people in northeastern Ohio suffer from social isolation, and the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated an already chronic problem. Experts say all this time spent alone is a health risk and can be damaging mentally and physically. The May Dugan Center in the western part of Cleveland has a program to address social isolation […]

Byju’S Pauses Shah Rukh Khan Ads After A

Byju’s, the IPO-linked edtech major, has temporarily halted ads featuring Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan as his son Aryan Khan comes under investigation for drug trafficking. According to reports, Byju has stopped all ads featuring his brand ambassador Shah Rukh Khan, apparently after social media users criticized the edtech company for approving ads featuring the […]

Visiting Uzbekistan, World Bank Vice Pre...

TACHKENT, October 2, 2021 – Anna Bjerde, World Bank Vice-President for Europe and Central Asia, visited Uzbekistan on September 29-30, where she met President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and senior government and parliamentary officials. Ms. Bjerde also attended the first Uzbekistan Economic Forum and a recently launched Uzbekistan National Platform meeting. In Tashkent, Ms. Bjerde participated in […]

Wilmington activists join nationwide pro...

Hundreds of people gathered on Saturday at the corner of Princess and 3rd Street in downtown Wilmington, joining a nationwide protest in support of women’s reproductive rights and access to abortion. Sporting placards with illustrations of female reproductive organs and wearing pink cat ears, the crowd cheered as speakers addressed reproductive issues such as abortion […]

First Watch Restaurant Group, Inc. annou...

BRADENTON, Fla., September 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – First Watch Restaurant Group, Inc. (“First Watch” or “the Company”), the concept of daytime dining serving breakfast, brunch and lunch, today announced the price of its initial public offering of 9,459,000 common shares at a public price of $ 18.00 per share. In addition, the Company has […]

Pandemic has revealed major issues for r...

The Community Sponsorship Program was introduced in the UK in July 2016 to enable community groups to support the resettlement of refugee families The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that there is a lack of clear access to digital resources, language barriers and adequate welfare support for refugees who were part of the Community Sponsorship Program […]

Review: “Mozart and Salieri” oppose two

Sidney Outlaw (left) plays Salieri and Simon Barrad plays Mozart in Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Mozart and Salieri” at the San José Opera. Photo: Ian Fullmer Whatever “Amadeus” and other similar projects may have us believe, there is no evidence that there was a particularly toxic rivalry between Mozart and his fellow composer Antonio Salieri. Perhaps a little […]

COVID-19: campus life is getting back on...

Regional colleges and universities report that they are progressing relatively well during the semester despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Amid the challenges posed by the positive cases, schools are making the most of them, officials reported, continuing to operate as close to normal as possible. Schools demand masks, make hand sanitizer available, disinfect classrooms and […]

La Frontera: miles from nowhere

Premiere on October 15 Pati travels from El Paso and Ciudad Juarez to Big Bend National Park. She discovers the people, places and food that make her unique. Friends old and new help her discover the best places to eat and what sets the region’s culture and economy apart. She learns how closely America and […]

Gerlich announces additions to Lady Raid...

LUBBOCK, Texas – Texas Tech Lady Raider Basketball Coach Krista gerlich announced several additions to program staff on Friday. Erik DeRoo is joining the program as director of player development, while Darrius Mazyck has been promoted to full-time video coordinator after his similar role as graduate assistant last season. Additionally, Landon Gomez, former Lady Raider […]

Charlestown Hires Community Liaison Offi...

CHARLESTOWN – A wealth of experience in community mental health support is a tool Courtney Rodewig plans to use for the City of Charlestown. Rodewig served as the community liaison on September 9 for the city, providing various social support services to residents. The temporary position (which could be extended) is to provide services to […]

Virtual medical school: Burnout and a wa...

WWe began our medical studies at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons in August 2020, with classmates scattered around the world. For some, the pedagogical day ended at the end of the afternoon; for others, just before dawn. Our cohort of 140 students had imagined embarking on this path to medicine together but, […]

Fred A. Swank – Newton Daily News

Fred A. Swank, 95, of Newton, son of Peter and Ella (Van Nieuwenhuizen) Swank, was born on November 17, 1925 in Lynnville. He graduated from Newton Senior High, class of 1943. Fred had served his country with the US Marines during World War II in the Pacific Theater. A funeral service for Fred will begin […]

Hamilton Southeastern Teacher’s Playset

Hamilton Southeastern High School drama teacher Ethan Mathias was set to see a reading of his play “Provenance” in May 2020 as part of the Actors Theater of Indiana Lab series. Then the COVID-19 pandemic interrupted the live performances and ATI was forced to cancel. Mathias “Provenance” will now premiere the 2021-2022 ATI Lab series […]

New “Work Design for Health” Framework O

The “Work Design for Health” framework, developed by researchers at Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health and MIT Sloan School of Management, shows how to create work environments that promote the health and well-being of workers. The framework offers new and viable directions for improving the health and well-being of workers while maintaining or […]

The day – The coronavirus pandemic has w

After the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated the nationwide opioid crisis, a new Connecticut law is designed to connect people with substance use disorders to helpful resources – and it’s inspired by an initiative launched in New London. In Connecticut, the drug overdose death rate rose 15% in 2020 – 1,373 people died of overdoses in the […]

How Gay Neighborhoods Used HIV Trauma to...

View By DANIEL HESS and ALEX BITTERMAN Reprinted from The Conversation Throughout the pandemic, local neighborhoods have played a vital and well-documented role in providing the health and social services necessary for American communities and businesses to survive and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Gay neighborhoods were particularly well equipped to meet this challenge, according […]

GG56 offers free digital COVID-19 soluti...

Starting with the UK earlier this year, as COVID-19 vaccines are actively rolled out across the world, the debate over whether to develop and introduce vaccine passports intensifies even more. Meanwhile, a South Korean company is turning heads with an unusual decision to open the source code and intellectual property rights for its already developed […]

Robert and Katharine Garff receive the G...

Mitt Romney was busy in Washington, DC, working with a bipartisan group of senators to strike a deal with President Joe Biden on the country’s infrastructure. But over the course of the week, he made sure to accomplish the important task of getting a key speech read in the Congressional archives: “Mr. President, I rise […]

Houston Hospice Launches Wellness Initia...

HOUSTON, TX – The coronavirus has impacted healthcare workers around the world, leaving many with the complexities of acute and chronic stress. As stress increases and remains out of balance, these symptoms can lead to increased fatigue, depression, unreported health issues, and even post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). As a not-for-profit hospice palliative care organization, Houston […]