Mismatched partnerships happen. After working with nonprofits for over 10 years, I have identified a few trends as to why this occurs and how to avoid it. For most nonprofits, finding the right partnerships in addition to raising funds is not only necessary for their success in providing much-needed services in the community, but essential for their future sustainability. Successful partnership...

I graduated from Georgetown University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Literature. I have been making a living as a writer for decades. But last spring, when I had torn meniscus scoped from my knee surgically at a nationally renown orthopedic hospital, the surgeon pressed into my hand ten pages of post-surgical care directions. Even later that day, the next day, and the day after, I coul...

Digital health interventions have tremendous potential to help vulnerable and underserved populations, but they’re rarely suited for those populations out of the box, according to a new California HealthCare Foundation report authored by Health Populi blogger Jane Sarasohn-Kahn. Instead, digital health developers need to consider the particular needs of low-income, low-literacy, ESL, and Medicaid ...
Elderly Holidays

The holidays are traditionally a time when we reflect on past memories. For those who live with a frail spouse or for children with an elderly parent or parents, these reflections often deepen the awareness of the extent of how much life has changed for them both. Holiday time reminiscing can also underscore the loss adult children face in the altered quality of their personal relationship with th...