Health Outcomes

How Can Health Systems Help Older Adults Address Social Isolation and Loneliness? A Conversation with The John A. Hartford Foundation’s Terry Fulmer

This blog post features a conversation with Terry Fulmer, president of the John A. Hartford Foundation, who explores the NASEM report findings and discuss potential solutions for older adults experiencing social isolation and loneliness — both during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Source: Playbook April 9, 2020 By Logan Kelly, Center for Health Care Strategies …

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Healthy People 2020 Health Disparities Data Widget

Source: Office of Minority Health The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) and the Office of Minority Health (OMH) are pleased to announce the release of a new HealthyPeople.gov data search function. The Health Disparities widget is a new way for you to access this health disparities information. The new widget provides an …

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Strong at the Broken Places

Decades of research have shown that children living in poverty are significantly more likely to develop internalizing and externalizing problems than are their peers who are not poor, with the magnitude of the differential increasing with longer exposure to impoverished conditions. Many of these children are labeled as “at risk” – of academic difficulties, school …

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Physical and psychological health of family carers co-residing with an adult relative with an ID – Grey

Source: Physical and psychological health of family carers co-residing with an adult relative with an intellectual disability – Grey – 2017 – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities – Wiley Online Library Abstract Background Providing long-term care to an adult relative with intellectual disability can impact negatively on caregivers’ health and well-being. Methods Data …

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County Health Rankings & Roadmaps

Source: County Health Rankings & Roadmaps The annual Rankings provide a revealing snapshot of how health is influenced by where we live, learn, work and play. They provide a starting point for change in communities. Choose a state from the map to begin. The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps program helps communities identify and implement …

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Well-being of Young Children after Experiencing Homelessness

“Compared to national norms, young children who have stayed in shelter have higher risk for developmental delays and higher rates of behavioral challenges” Using data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Family Options Study, Well-being of Young Children after Experiencing Homelessness (2017, OPRE Report No. 2017-06), examines the well-being of young children 20 months …

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