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Stay up-to-date on the most relevant research on the behavioral health needs of older adults and people with disabilities.

Housing America’s Older Adults

  This report by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University highlights the critical need of affordable housing and housing support services for older adults with fixed and declining incomes during this time of increasing housing and healthcare...

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Reframing Language About People with Disabilities

The Communicating With and About People with Disabilities factsheet was developed by the CDC’s National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities. This factsheet is intended to educate professionals and community members on how to speak appropriately and respectfully about an individual with a disability.

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Reframing Aging

Reframing Aging

Reframing Aging infographics were developed by the E4 Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Disparities in Aging at the Rush University Medical Center to address ageism and promote age-integrated policies. These educational tools are intended for professionals...

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What is health literacy and why is it important?

What is health literacy and why is it important?

By Nirmala Dhar, Oregon Behavioral Health Initiative Project Director Health literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions. —Healthy...

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