Webinars: November Health Equity Events

Serving Low-Income Seniors: Lessons and the Impact of COVID-19

November 6, 12–1PM EDT

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has had a disproportionately negative impact on both low-income communities and seniors in the U.S. This briefing will provide an overview of the complex ecosystem of federal, state, and private programs that coexist to integrate medical, LTSS, and social services for low-income seniors.

Transportation Equity

November 11, 1:15–2:15PM EDT

A national expert and speaker on issues related to the built environment and equity, Tamika L. Butler, will discuss institutional oppression, the importance of inclusive urban design, and how to make transportation and public spaces more equitable.

Understanding the Ground: Social Determinants of Health in Rural Populations

November 17, 1-2PM EDT – No registration required!

Social determinants of health are defined by the World Health Organization as “the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age.” For rural populations, many of these elements are less favorable than within urban areas. This presentation will review some of the key elements associated with health across rural White and minority populations, such as education, income, and health facility availability.