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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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April ACEs Newsletter 2021

April ACEs Newsletter 2021

In our April Newsletter, we are honoring Child Abuse Prevention Month. We have been collaborating with our partners at the American Academy of Pediatrics-California Chapter 3 and San Diego’s YMCA Youth & Family Services to spread awareness and reframe the conversation around Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) during this special month. We highlight our latest Network of Care convening and even share a resource from…

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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 ACEs Newsletter 2021

March ACEs Newsletter 2021

We are featuring many highlights, events and resources in our ACEs Aware March Newsletter. We are very excited to feature our newest Knowledge to Action Brief on the Social Determinants of Health and in relation to ACEs. In addition, our partners at the YMCA Youth and Family Services has also developed a helpful ebook, in English and Spanish, for parents…

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Connections Beyond Screening

Connections Beyond Screening

During our third round of Network of Care convenings, the regional network participants from North County, East County, and Central San Diego came together to review lessons learned, to dive deeper into challenges with referrals, and next steps and opportunities. Stay tuned for more resources as well as a final report and recommendations for going forward, beyond screening. Resource Highlight…

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The Economics of Child Abuse: California and its Counties

The Economics of Child Abuse: California and its Counties

Safe & Sound is a children’s advocacy organization based in San Francisco with a mission to prevent child abuse and reduce its devastating impact. With the stress and trauma of COIVD-19, California can implement ways to protect kids, strengthen families and build communities. To help communities take action, Safe & Sound has updated its research on The Economics of Child…

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Thriving Children and Families: Prevention with Purpose

Thriving Children and Families: Prevention with Purpose

The Children’s Bureau’s Thriving Children and Families: Prevention With Purpose Prevention Resource Guide recognizes that there are actions we can take at all levels of the social ecology—as a society, within community systems, and in our organizations, as well as with individual families—to address the root causes of maltreatment and provide meaningful support. The guide also seeks to highlight the many…

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