National and international news, reports, and articles about our aging population.

March 23, 2016

County Health Ratings

Explore Ohio’s county health rankings in an interactive data visualization. The annual County Health Rankings measure vital health factors, including high school graduation rates, obesity, smoking, […]
March 22, 2016
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AARP DataExplorer

In late 2015, the Public Policy Institute (PPI) launched AARP DataExplorer, its interactive data visualization tool for data on the 50+ population. AARP DataExplorer allows users […]
November 23, 2015
The figure is map of the United States showing prevalence of any disability among adults aged ≥18 years during 2013.

Prevalence of Disability and Disability Type Among Adults – United States 2013

Understanding the prevalence of disability is important for addressing the needs of persons with disabilities. The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) survey administered by the […]
July 15, 2015

Unintentional Injuries Among Aging Adults

The National Center for Health Statistics examines new trends in unintended injury deaths among adults aged 65 and over. The vast majority of injury deaths among […]