National, State and Local Aging-Related Datasets

The AGing Integrated Database (AGID) is an on-line query system based on AoA-related data files and surveys, and includes population characteristics from the Census Bureau for comparison purposes.

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The Disability and Health Data System (DHDS) is a state-level disability surveillance tool designed to assist partners, researchers, advocates, and the general public in the assessment of the health and wellness of people with disabilities

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The Elder Economic Security Initiative™ is national campaign dedicated to building economic security for older adults through a multi-pronged approach that includes organizing, advocacy and research. A key component of the initiative is the Elder Economic Security Standard™ Index (Elder Index), a measure of well-being that determines the income and supports needed for older adults to meet their basic needs.

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The Healthy Aging Data Portal provides easy access to CDC data on a range of key indicators of health and well-being, screenings and vaccinations, and mental health among older adults at the national and state levels. These indicators provide a snapshot of currently available surveillance information, and can be useful for prioritization and evaluation of public health interventions.

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Journal of Nutrition in Gerontology and Geriatrics

Special Issue: Home- and Community-Based Meal Services for Older Adults
The goal of this Special Issue of the Journal of Nutrition in Gerontology and Geriatrics is to feature state-of-the-field original articles that provide research-based insight into different programs and approaches that deliver nutrition-related home- and community-based services (HCBS). This is the first single body of work that details many facets of evidence regarding these programs, and it may serve to suggest needed research to inform how these programs might work most effectively in the future.

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Sources of open access journals on health, wellness and aging.