Age-friendly communities, as defined by the World Health Organization (WHO), are those that older adults find to be welcoming. These are communities and regions that are actively friendly toward, and supportive of, older adults. Age-Friendly Community Framework The World Health Organization is working with partner agencies in many countries around the world. In the U.S., […]
Does your data live nicely with its neighbors? How does your data treat its neighbors? How is your data treated by them, and do they work well together? Or are they separated by big walls? Living in silos? Perhaps your data system seems to constantly fighting with data systems used by others in your field?
I confess, I’m a data geek, and love seeing what technology and software have done for data. In short, they’ve made data (which geeks love) come alive in charts and graphs for the average practitioner (who doesn’t want to be burdened by a ton of print). Some of these charts are even interactive, showing changes, highlighting
They have been called “best practices,” “effective practices,” “promising practices,” and “evidence based practices” (EBPs). Whatever the “nom du jour,” the emphasis continues to focus on identifying what works and funding programs that demonstrate effective practices and strong outcomes. With a shortage of funds for programs at local, state and national levels, the competition for