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6/20/2018 A Year in Review: Helping Build Healthier Communities

A Year in Review: Helping Build Healthier Communities

6/8/2018 New Report Sheds Light on Seniors’ Health Rankings by State: Where Does Your State Rank?

The recently released United Health Foundation’s 2018 America’s Health Rankings® Senior Report dives into this issue, including finding that older adults who live in rural areas often experience poorer health outcomes and receive fewer preventive services than those in urban and suburban environments.

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5/23/2018 Alcha Strane Embraces Diverse Perspectives

Health Foundation's Diverse Scholars Initiative. 

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5/23/2018 Best Uchehara is Inspired to Serve

internship at UnitedHealth Group's Optum business. 

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5/22/2018 Using Innovative Tools to Support Military Caregivers

In partnership with the United Health Foundation, Blue Star Families created the Military Caregiver Online Interactive Program, an online tool using avatar technology to create simulations and care scenarios for caregivers to problem-solve and address real-life challenges to care.

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5/17/2018 New Report on Senior Health Shows Rural Health Disparities Persist, Suicide Rates Are Up

The United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings Senior Report, now in its sixth year, found seniors living in rural areas fare differently across key markers of health compared to their urban and suburban peers.

5/17/2018 United Health Foundation and Climb Wyoming Announce New $1 Million Partnership to Develop Innovative Social Support Programs

The United Health Foundation announced a new three-year, $1 million partnership with Climb Wyoming to support development of an innovative curriculum based on Climb’s nationally recognized model and implement its social support programs in Salt Lake City and Grand Junction, Colo.

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5/17/2018 New Report on Senior Health Shows Rural Health Disparities Persist, Suicide Rates Are Up

A new report benchmarking the health of seniors in America finds poorer health outcomes for rural senior citizens compared with their urban and suburban peers and increased national suicide rates.

5/11/2018 Governor John Bel Edwards Announces Statewide Collaborative Effort to Address Cancer in Louisiana

Today, Governor John Bel Edwards was joined by Dr. Rebekah Gee, secretary, Louisiana Department of Health, Kristy Duffey, UnitedHealth Group Chief Clinical Officer and board member of United Health Foundation, and many leaders in health care, business, government, and other sectors to announce a statewide collaborative effort to address cancer in Louisiana.

5/10/2018 United Health Foundation Awards $1 Million Partnership Grant to Circle the City

United Health Foundation awarded a $1 million partnership grant to Circle the City to help the organization provide health care services in a new Medical Respite Center for the homeless at the Maricopa Human Services Campus.