I have never been a fan of New Year’s resolutions made hastily in January. For me, back to school has always been the place for resolutions and fresh starts.

Most afternoons I could find my grandfather sitting on an old brick patio beneath a 100-year-old pecan tree drinking black coffee from a tiny cup. He barely spoke a word. I thought he was mulling over the memories of his 80-plus years.

The IRS requires charitable hospital organizations to conduct a community health needs assessment (CHNA) every three years and to adopt an implementation strategy to meet the community health needs identified through the CHNA.

Since my last column, selfish and hateful acts of violence carried out by a white-supremacist took the lives of 22 people in El Paso. Just hours later, nine more were killed in Dayton, Ohio, at the hands of another sick and demented individual consumed with hate.

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