The National Institute on Aging: Recapping Older Americans Month

By Kristen Gooch, RN, MPH
Elderly Safety

The theme of this years Older American Month was Safe Today. Healthy-Tomorrow. When Older Americans Month was established in 1963, only 17 million living Americans had reached their 65th birthdays. About a third of older Americans lived in poverty and there were few programs to meet their needs. Interest in older Americans and their concerns was growing, however.

6 Tips for a Safer Summer

By Jason M Carlton
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Every year, the trauma team at Intermountain Medical Center see numerous injuries, many of which can be avoided. Jody Carter, acute care nurse practitioner with the trauma program, appeared on ABC4 Utah to discuss 6 simple, yet potentially life-saving tips as Memorial Day Weekend marks the official start to fun in the sun.