New Journal of Health Literacy to Bridge Research, Practice

IHA announces the launch of a new, peer reviewed journal dedicated exclusively to bridging research and practice in health literacy, health equity, and health disparities.

The Journal of Health Literacy (JHL) will launch in the first quarter 2017. JHL’s call for papers opens September 1, 2016. Submissions must be made directly to the publishing group, SLACK at
JHL Cover

La Habra's Senior Salute Week

Join Us for activities, classes and entertainment during La Habra’s Senior Salute Week

November 2 – 9
Senior Salute Week

IHA publishes Updated Healthy Teeth Book

Did you know that research shows links between oral health and overall health - especially in those with chronic disease? Taking care of your teeth is important at every age.

This Spring, we updated the What To Do For Healthy Teeth book with a new cover, and up-to-date information on pediatric dentistry, losing a tooth and maintaining healthy teeth for a lifetime.
Updated Healthy Teeth Book

2016 ClearMark Award of Distinction

On Tuesday May 10th, 2016 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, IHA was awarded the ClearMark Awards of Distinction for “Best Original, Long” for the Health Insurance: Questions and Answers brochure. It was an honor to have been among some of the leading experts specializing in plain language from web to print. A big thanks to the chair, Susan Kleimann, PhD and the board of directors of the Center for Plain Language for making the 7th Annual ClearMark Awards a memorable experience.

Pictured here: Diana Gonzalez, Gil Velasquez, Jan Keenan and Amy DeMarco

Institute for Healthcare Advancement Publishes Updated Senior Health Book

Senior Health Care Book Now Includes Senior Living Options and Safety Information
New Senior Health Book

The Kansan: Increasing Health Literacy

Prairie View agents like Amber King will distribute and instruct parents on how to properly use the book "What To Do When Your Child Gets Sick" to help improve parent health literacy
Prairie View Amber King
IHA conference
What to do health books by IHA

Give your members our easy-to-read What To Do For Health books

  • Reduces unnecessary ER/office visits
  • 7 titles — in English, Spanish, more
  • Teacher Training Manuals available
write and design services at IHA

Take advantage of our health literacy expertise

  • Rewrite/Redesign Service
  • Systems change — integrate health literacy into your organization’s culture
  • Instructional design/Field testing/Focus groups/more
La Habra Family Resource Center

Learn about our initiatives

  • Journal of Health Literacy
  • La Habra Family Resource Center
  • Community Benefit Connect
  • Health insurance enrollment
  • Covered OC Collaborative

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