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NYAM has been advancing the health of people in cities since 1847. An independent organization, NYAM addresses the health challenges facing the world’s urban populations through interdisciplinary approaches to innovative research, education, community engagement and policy leadership. Drawing on the expertise of diverse partners worldwide and more than 2,000 elected Fellows from across the professions, our current priorities are to create environments in cities that support healthy aging; to strengthen systems that prevent disease and promote the public’s health; and to implement interventions that eliminate health disparities.
Nelson commented on Growing Old in East Harlem: a video about the East Harlem Aging Improvement District
I truly enjoyed this video, It helped me to go back to my home(East Harlem) where I grew up and became who I am today. Politics ( Which I've got no respect for) aside, although I no longer live, there, East Harlem will always be my home and although…