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Older Adults | Healthy People 2020

GoalImprove the health, function, and quality of life of older adults.OverviewAs Americans live longer, growth in the number of older adults is unprecedented. In 2014, 14.5% (46.3 million) of the US population was aged 65 or older and is projected to reach 23.5% (98 million) by 2060.1Aging adults experience higher risk of chronic disease. In 2012, 60% of older adults managed 2

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About Healthy People

Posted: (53 years ago) Mission. Healthy People 2020 strives to: Identify nationwide health improvement priorities. Increase public awareness and understanding of the determinants of health, disease, and disability and the opportunities for progress. Provide measurable objectives and goals that are applicable at the national, State, and local levels.

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Disability and Health | Healthy People 2020

Posted: (53 years ago) Understanding Disability and Health. There are many factors that determine or influence one’s health. Healthy People 2020 organizes the social determinants of health around 5 key domains : (1) Economic Stability, (2) Education, (3) Health and Health Care, (4) Neighborhood and Built Environment, and (5) Social and Community Context.

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Access to Health Services | Healthy People 2020

Posted: (53 years ago) Feb 06, 2022 · Access to Health Services is a key issue in the Health and Health Care domain. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (formerly known as the Institute of Medicine) define access to health care as the “timely use of personal health services to achieve the best possible health outcomes.” 1 Many people face barriers that ...

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Determinants of Health | Healthy People 2020

Posted: (53 years ago) Healthy People 2020 is exploring these questions by: Developing objectives that address the relationship between health status and biology, individual behavior, health services, social factors, and policies. Emphasizing an ecological approach to disease prevention and health promotion. An ecological approach focuses on both individual-level and ...

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Law and Health Policy | Healthy People 2020

Posted: (53 years ago) Feb 06, 2022 · The Healthy People 2020 Law and Health Policy project aims to help close that gap by showcasing evidence-based legal and policy interventions that impact public health. The project is a partnership between the HHS Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the CDC Foundation ...

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Health Literacy | Healthy People 2020

Posted: (53 years ago) Feb 06, 2022 · Health Literacy is a key issue in the Health and Health Care domain. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) defines health literacy as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information needed to make appropriate health decisions.” 1 , 2 Adequate health literacy may ...

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Leading Health Indicators | Healthy People 2020

Posted: (53 years ago) Feb 06, 2022 · Healthy People 2020 provides a comprehensive set of 10-year, national goals and objectives for improving the health of all Americans. Healthy People 2020 contains 42 topic areas with more than 1,200 objectives. A smaller set of Healthy People 2020 objectives, called Leading Health Indicators (LHIs), have been selected to communicate high-priority health issues and …

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Healthy People 2020 | Healthy People 2020

Posted: (53 years ago) Feb 06, 2022 · Leading Health Indicator . AH-5.1 Increase the proportion of students who graduate with a regular diploma 4 years after starting 9th grade; Race and Ethnicity; AHS-1.1 Increase the proportion of persons with medical insurance; Sex; Race and Ethnicity; Educational Attainment; Family Income (percent poverty threshold) Geographic Location

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Program Planning | Healthy People 2020

Posted: (53 years ago) Feb 06, 2022 · No two public health interventions are exactly alike. But most interventions share a similar path to success: M obilize, A ssess, P lan, I mplement, T rack. Otherwise known as MAP-IT, this framework can be used to plan and evaluate public health interventions to achieve Healthy People 2020 objectives. Whether you are a seasoned public health ...

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2020 Topics and Objectives – Objectives A–Z | Healthy People 2020

Posted: (53 years ago) Feb 06, 2022 · Topic areas marked "new" were not included in Healthy People 2010.. Whenever possible, objectives and data include a link to the related information in Healthy People 2010.

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Site map | Healthy People 2020

Posted: (53 years ago) Law and Health Police: Oral Health Graphics. Law and Health Policy: Map of Scope of Adult Dental Benefits Covered by Medicaid as of Sept. 2019. Leveraging Technology to Reach At-Risk Families: Preventing and Managing Early Childhood Tooth Decay in New York City. Policy Levers.

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Global Health | Healthy People 2020

Posted: (53 years ago) Feb 06, 2022 · Global health plays an increasingly crucial role in both global security and the security of the U.S. population. As the world and its economies become increasingly globalized, including extensive international travel and commerce, it is necessary to think about health in a global context. Rarely a week goes by without a headline about the ...

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Preparedness | Healthy People 2020

Posted: (53 years ago) NHSS’s strategic objective structure is helpful for understanding preparedness within a health context. Strategic Objective 1: Community resilience is the sustained ability of communities to withstand, adapt to, and recover from adversity. NHSS’s approach to building and sustaining healthy, resilient communities focuses on connecting ...

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Poverty | Healthy People 2020

Posted: (53 years ago) Feb 06, 2022 · Poverty is a key issue in the Economic Stability domain. The prevalence of poverty in the United States is an important public health issue. In 2015, approximately 43 million Americans lived in poverty. 1 Although the U.S. Census Bureau uses “a set of dollar value thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who is in ...

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Maternal, Infant, and Child Health | Healthy People 2020

Posted: (53 years ago) Using Law and Policy to Promote Breastfeeding in the United States. More than 4 out of 5 women breastfeed their babies immediately after birth,1 but many encounter barriers that keep them from continuing to breastfeed despite health benefits for both mother and baby. Laws and policies can help communities increase breastfeeding rates while supporting the achievement of ambitious …

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Civic Participation | Healthy People 2020

Posted: (53 years ago) Feb 06, 2022 · Participating in the electoral process by voting or registering others to vote is an example of civic participation that impacts health. 3 A study of 44 countries (including the United States) found that voter participation was associated with better self-reported health, even after controlling for individual and country characteristics. 3 In ...

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State and Territorial Healthy People Plans

Posted: (53 years ago) Feb 06, 2022 · Many States and Territories use Healthy People as a guide to improving health. Find your State or Territory below to learn about how they’re working to achieve the Healthy People 2020 goals and objectives. Please note that not all State or Territory plans may be available online.Each State and Territory has a Healthy People Coordinator who serves as a …

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