Date & Time
Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
RT-07 Addressing The Needs of Menopausal Incarcerated Women

By addressing the unique needs of menopausal incarcerated women, the NJ Commission for Women?s Reentry impacts their wellness, health, and survival. Incarcerated women have significantly higher odds of having hypertension, asthma, arthritis, cancer, hepatitis, and HIV. Intensive education efforts give women informed autonomy over their health and supports midlife and older women improve their opportunities for successful reentry. This roundtable will discuss midlife and older women and the impact of incarceration on aging.