A Presentation At Cuny York College Essay

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On September 30, 2015, me and five of my other fellow students that are in the generic nursing program at CUNY York college, were given the opportunity to do a presentation at Selfhelp center located in Bayside, New York. We arrived at Selfhelp at 8:45am with our Health Assessment Professor Dr. Amicucci accompanying us and began our presentation around 9:00am, on hypertension. I remember that a total of 15 people showed interest in attending our presentation and wanted to learn new information regarding hypertension. Selfhelp is a not-for-profit organization that has helped thousands of elderly and still continues to do so, by providing them with a direction in life. Selfhelp not only supports the elderly, but it also has a mission to aid other at-risk populations, involving their family members in the care as well. The organization itself works with the individuals to provide them with housing and services that aids in living a better life physically and emotionally. But the biggest focus of the organization is to let them engage in activities that enable them to be independent. Some of the services that Selfhelp provides the elderly and the other population are senior housing, senior centers, Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities (NORCs), Licensed Home Care Services Agency (LHCSA), and Community Home Care (CHC). The night before I was due to present, I was not ready at all mentally because I had never encountered with this type of experience ever in my life. Even…

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