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Sep 29, 2020

The Role of Social Workers in Nursing Homes

“The social isolation caused by COVID-19 requires an expansive workforce considering not all nursing homes have trained social workers.”— Lynn Friss Feinberg, MSW

Nursing homes and COVID-19 are today's hot topics. With mounting cases of COVID-19,  nursing homes have...

Sep 22, 2020

How Nurses Can Influence Health Policy (HAPF SERIES) with Alison Hernandez

“Nurses and Nurse Scientists need to have the tools to INFLUENCE and understand HEALTH POLICY.”— Alison Hernandez, PhD, RN

Health care policy has crucial implications for all of us who rely on our health care system. Behind this pursuit are...

Sep 15, 2020

Senior Nutrition (HAPF SERIES) with Marie Gualtieri, PhD and Liz Albertine

“For older adults in 2018, which is the most recent data that we have, approximately 5.3 million Americans, 60 and older, were food insecure.”— Marie Gualtieri, PhD (03:47-03:58)

COVID-19 has elevated a lot of issues that impact older...

Sep 8, 2020

National Alliance for Caregiving with Lisa O'Neill DBH, MPH (HAPF Series)

“There are 50+ million family caregivers that provide $470 billion dollars of unpaid care every year.”— Lisa O'Neill (01:06-01:13)

Developing policies and strategies to ensure comprehensive care for this population is challenging and...

Sep 1, 2020

Elder Care: Past and Future with Joanne Lynn, MD, MA, MS and Carrie Graham, PhD, MGS

“There needs to be a community anchor in managing eldercare.”— Joanne Lynn, MD, MS, MA (03:21-03:25)

Is it right, ethical, or moral that we have put 1.3 million Americans in solitary confinement for the past six months because of...