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National Fall Prevention Day

Falls are the leading cause of injuries and deaths among older adults  According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), in 2014 there were 29 million reported falls among older Americans resulting in about 31 billion dollars in annual Medicare costs What makes these numbers shocking is not...

Recognizing the Need for Medicaid Reform

Recommendations for Reforming Medicaid from JAMA Forum article which can be located at https://newsatjamajamacom/2017/07/11/jama-forum-reforming-medicaid/ Summary  Medicaid program was originally passed by Congress in 1965 and now serves more than 70 million people in 4 categories: children...

GHHI Travel Blog: Pittsburgh, Memphis, and Richmond

This summer has been busy and exciting for GHHI!  We have been honored to meet with elected officials and community leaders taking clear action to rid their communities of lead Since the revelations of lead poisoning in Flint, Pittsburgh has re-committed itself to the fight to eradicate lead in...

GHHI’s Work with Older Adults

Older adults are the foundation of our families and the safety and integrity of their homes is important to them aging well physically, mentally, and emotionally Far too often many of the nation’s older adults struggle to stay in their homes simply because they are unable to afford the simple...

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week 2016 Recap

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week 2016 launched on Monday, October 24th, 2016 with a press conference in Baltimore, Maryland Moderated by Green & Healthy Homes Initiative, President & CEO, Ruth Ann Norton, with Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio, Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of Governor...
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