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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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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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April Newsletter 2021

April Newsletter 2021

In our April newsletter, we honor Child Abuse Prevention Month and speak to the violent, unjust acts against our fellow APIDA (Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Community). During this month, we lift up the importance of family and community wellness that comes from working together to prevent child abuse and neglect. We also spread awareness of the policies and programs…

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March Newsletter 2021

March Newsletter 2021

We are bringing you some very exciting highlights, updates and resources this month! We give you the latest in SDSU’s Big Idea Challenge and share the Social Policy Institute’s video, Healthy Aging Across the Lifespan, that was featured in the Big Idea Showcase. We also give you and update on PACEs Connection, formally known as ACEs Connection, introduce the Family…

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Master Plan for Aging

Master Plan for Aging

In June of 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order calling for the creation of a Master Plan for Aging. This order affirmed the priority of health and well-being of older Californians and the need for polices that promote healthy aging. The Master Plan for Aging is not only a plan for older adults, but instead, a blueprint for…

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