The Urban League of Louisiana and Ochsner Health have partnered to address health care inequities. They are sponsoring "The Big Health Event" at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on Saturday September 17 and free health screenings will be given.
The pandemic brought a year of intense isolation and a huge strain on some people’s mental health and according to a CDC report released last month, we are now seeing the full effect it had on one group.
Lifestyle changes such as little interaction, anxiety over healthcare, poverty, and shifting to a dependent lifestyle are just some ways the elderly can become depressed or fuel their depression further.
By Jill Riepenhoff, Daniela Molina, Jamie Grey and Lee Zurik
Antes del año pasado, la inseguridad alimentaria afectó a aproximadamente el 10,5% de los residentes de EE. UU. Una vez que la pandemia cerró en gran medida la economía, los expertos estiman que el porcentaje de personas que sufren de inseguridad alimentaria al menos se duplicó.