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Healthier Neighbors "Nourish" Retreat Addresses Brain Health for Women of Color

  Event recognizes mental health disparities for African Americans West Palm Beach, FL – One hundred professional women of color recently came together at Manatee Lagoon in West Palm Beach for Nourish, an all-day brain health event offered for free by Healthier Neighbors, a Palm Health Foundation

Thank you, Barbara

Thank you, Barbara

With heavy hearts and much admiration, the Palm Health Foundation family is saying goodbye to Barbara H. Jacobowitz as a trustee, but she will forever be a cherished and close friend. Barbara has been a community leader for more than 25 years, and is one of the founding members of Palm Health

Grantee Spotlight: Volunteer Nurse Corps

Grantee Spotlight: Volunteer Nurse Corps

Palm Health Foundation established the Volunteer Nurse Corps (VNC) in 2016, a program administered by the School of Nursing at Palm Beach Atlantic University, which utilizes volunteer nurses to provide health information, education and care to vulnerable populations in Palm Beach County.  

Have You Ever Had a Dream that Seemed Impossible to Reach?

Have You Ever Had a Dream that Seemed Impossible to Reach?

For me, that dream was becoming a nurse.   No one in my family had ever graduated from college. I was a high school dropout and a teenage mom.  And, devastating family circumstances nearly pulled me further off course. My journey was not an easy one. But, I’m here to tell you that I not only

This is Health: Nourish

This is Health: Nourish

On Friday, May 24, professional women of color representing an array of industries and professions took a day from work to visit Manatee Lagoon in West Palm Beach. However, their goal wasn’t to view or learn about manatees. Rather, the picturesque location served as the perfect venue for an

This is Health: Mental Health First Aid Facilitator Training

This is Health: Mental Health First Aid Facilitator Training

  In November of last year, the foundation received a grant from Florida Blue Foundation enabling us to continue supporting Mental Health First Aid trainings in our community. Mental Health First Aid is a program that teaches members of the public how to identify and help a person who is

Palm Health Foundation Recognizes 2019 Nursing Scholarship Recipients

Palm Health Foundation Recognizes 2019 Nursing Scholarship Recipients

Palm Health Foundation recognized thirty-nine nursing scholarship recipients at a reception on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at the Quail Ridge Country Club in Boynton Beach.  More than 75 attendees comprised of scholarship donors, students and family members, and nursing leaders came together to

Palm Health Foundation

Palm Health Foundation "Heart of Gold" Event Honors Top Palm Beach County Nurses

Palm Health Foundation hosted its sixth annual Heart of Gold Nursing Reception on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at the Quail Ridge Country Club in Boynton Beach to honor the extraordinary work of local nurses and recognize Palm Beach County’s 2019 Nurses of the Year. The event concludes the foundation’s

Thank a Nurse 2019: Mary Cleary Ierardi, RN

Thank a Nurse 2019: Mary Cleary Ierardi, RN

Thank a Nurse 2019: Shandra Jones, RN, BSN

Thank a Nurse 2019: Shandra Jones, RN, BSN