June 29, 2015
Ageless Health - 2000-2007 Caring for the health of the 60 and over population
The value of a community and the structure of family life are in transformation due to the demographic shift in the increasing number of older people in our society. People over the age of 65 have more than doubled, and during the next 30 years, that number will double again.
Understanding the concerns of keeping the aging community healthy, the Paso del Norte Health Foundation created the Ageless Health Initiative. The initiative was designed to develop or expand volunteer-based projects to support the promotion of independent healthy living, effect attitudinal change about aging and prevent the isolation of persons 60 years and older in the Paso del Norte region. The program also focused on nutrition, exercise and physical activity; mental activity, social/emotional support and/or reduction of isolation; injury prevention; and caregiver support.
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New Mexico dental students receive an opportunity to study at the Hunt School of Dental Medicine in El Paso
October 20, 2021
Two future New Mexico dental students will have something to smile about, thanks to the New Mexico Higher Education Department (NMHED). The state agency is stepping up to help with tuition costs for New Mexico residents attending Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso’s Hunt School of Dental Medicine…