Homelessness among senior citizens will more than double by 2050 from 2010 numbers, surging from 44,000 to roughly 93,000 housing insecure older adults. Now more than ever before, a growing number of senior citizens face an increased risk of homelessness, while at the same time housing costs are on the rise.
Period poverty is when a young woman or girl cannot afford to buy products such as tampons or pads, and it’s a global issue. A growing number of organizations and individuals are banding together to address a lack of access to sanitary products that significantly affect the quality of life of women.
It may surprise you to learn that the nation’s librarians have a much more significant role in American communities than you might think. Across the nation, libraries have experienced a surge in patrons struggling with addiction, homelessness and mental illness. Resultantly, many branches have hired full-time social workers to serve at-risk patrons.
As the world around us changes, society adapts, but how can a population that’s already struggling survive in a transforming environment?
To date, a college degree is still the best route toward building a satisfying and rewarding life. However, many underserved groups fail to receive adequate education to prepare for the rigors of higher learning.
Holistic health is emerging as a priority for a number of reasons, including a focus on preventative therapies, lower costs, and an emphasis on wellness. Here are some of the major ways healthcare is changing and embracing these holistic principles.
Does your mind hold the secret to creativity? Is creativity something that can be developed through exercise and discipline? All these questions and more are explored in this article on the mind and creativity.
Today, more and more Americans are suffering from mental health issues such as depression and chronic fatigue. A study published in the journal Psychiatric Services, estimated that more than 8 million Americans suffer from a serious psychological distress otherwise known as SPD. Can psychology help?
In today’s day and age, it can be a struggle to even find enough time to develop professionally. Yet, professional development is the key to advancing in any industry. So to help you develop at your own pace and on your own time, here are 4 flexible options for professional development.
When it comes to teaching, experience can make a huge difference in students’ lives, helping them to grow and develop during a crucial period of their lives. But why? Here are 5 essential reasons.