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The Secrets of “Cognitive Super-Agers”

The Secrets of “Cognitive Super-Agers”

Fewer than 1 percent of Americans reach the age of 100, but a new study from the Netherlands indicates that individuals who reach the centenarian milestone with their mental faculties still intact are likely to remain so for their remaining years. Such findings may lead to more of us becoming “cognitive super-agers”, as researchers hope to identify reliable characteristics and…

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2021 KIDS COUNT Data Book: State Trends in Child Well-Being

2021 KIDS COUNT Data Book: State Trends in Child Well-Being

The 2021 KIDS COUNT Data Book: State Trends in Child Well-Being delivers the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s annual state rankings and latest available data on child well-being. The Data Book highlights child well-being before and after the COVID-19 pandemic, as families endured even more public health and economic challenges during the pandemic. These challenges ranged from food and housing insecurity to health…

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ACEs Aware Trauma-Informed Network of Care Roadmap

ACEs Aware Trauma-Informed Network of Care Roadmap

The finalized ACEs Aware Trauma-Informed Network of Care Roadmap: A Guide for Strengthening Community Relationships was released. The Roadmap shares practical steps that health care providers, community-based organizations, and social service agencies can utilize within their own communities to build and grow cross-sector Networks of Care. These connections built among health care teams, individuals, and families prevent and address the ACEs…

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June ACEs Newsletter 2021

June ACEs Newsletter 2021

SPI’s June ACEs newsletter highlights the new campaign The Story of Your Number, shares the newest resources from ACEs Aware such as the ACE Screening Implementation How-To Guide, and links to the ACEs handouts that were translated into multiple languages by our partners at the AAP-CA3. The newsletter also features the YMCA’s new e-book titled “Buffering the Effects of Childhood Experiences…

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America’s Health Rankings Senior Report 2021

America’s Health Rankings Senior Report 2021

By 2050, it is projected that the number of adults ages 65 and older will rise to an estimated 85.7 million – roughly 20% of the U.S. population. America’s Health Rankings Senior Report 2021 provides data capturing key trends, successes and challenges, and overall disparities regarding the U.S. senior population. America’s Health Rankings follows the World Health Organization’s definition of health: “Health is a…

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Reframing Childhood Adversity: Promoting Upstream Approaches

Reframing Childhood Adversity: Promoting Upstream Approaches

The FrameWorks Institute is a research organization that helps mission-driven organizations communicate about social issues to build public will to support progressive change. Julie Sweetland, a Senior Advisor at FrameWorks, recently presented a webinar discussing the newly released brief Reframing Childhood Adversity: Promoting Upstream Approaches. With the support of Prevent Child Abuse America and Alliance for Strong Families and Communities,…

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Child, Family & Community Wellness: Prevention Landscape Scan

Child, Family & Community Wellness: Prevention Landscape Scan

In partnership with the YMCA of San Diego, we are proud to have developed the 2020 Child, Family & Community Wellness: Prevention Landscape Scan. The Landscape Scan is a meta-analysis of San Diego County priority basic needs, COVID-19 challenges, child maltreatment rates, and legislation. The Landscape Scan is funded by a 5-year grant from the federal Children’s Bureau, which was…

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