How can we best deliver health and social support for older adults and their families, via a system of care driven by data, across government, municipalities, organizations, policies and community networks?
A data portrait of aging in Orange County, highlighting the lack of collated and standardized data, amongst those who provide the services and support.
What is the 'Digital Divide', how does it affect older adults, and what metrics can we use to understand their needs?
What is the extent of disability amongst the aging population in Orange County, and which issues are lifelong, increased by, or related to age.
How much food and associated services are supplied to those in need, what are its causes, and what is the impact of malnutrition on overall health?
What is the difference between social isolation and loneliness, how widespread are they, what is the impact on mortality, and what community of connection and values is needed to improve lives?
We provide six recommendations for improved access to information, the ability to integrate it and conduct meaningful analyses across disparate data sources.