Senior Sentiments from Metro Atlanta Speaks 2020

To wind up Older Americans Month, we take a look at results for the senior cohorts from the 2020 Metro Atlanta Speaks survey. Focal areas are: the biggest problem for the region, COVID-19 impacts, race relations, and police reform.

By |2021-05-26T15:25:55-04:00May 26th, 2021|Age and Generations, COVID-19, Data Diversions, Metro Atlanta Speaks, Public Health|Comments Off on Senior Sentiments from Metro Atlanta Speaks 2020

Regional Snapshot: Assessing Aging

This month's regional snapshot provides a detailed overview of senior demographics (historic trends and likely future), andl presents the latest data on pandemic-related and other public health challenges. for these age groups.

By |2021-05-13T09:33:37-04:00May 13th, 2021|Age and Generations, Economic Development, Forecasts, Population, Public Health, Regional Snapshot, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Assessing Aging

Two Decades of Changing Senior Cohorts: A Dashboard Dive

Introducing a new dashboard that visualizes change (total and by race/ ethnicity) over the last 20 years for regional and county 65+ and 75+ populations.

By |2021-05-12T14:54:35-04:00May 12th, 2021|Age and Generations, Data Diversions, Population, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Two Decades of Changing Senior Cohorts: A Dashboard Dive

COVID-19’s Toll on Older Atlantans

What has the magnitude of COVID-19 hospitalization and loss looked like in the Atlanta area? This post considers cases, hospitalizations and deaths from the inception of COVID-19 in Georgia through April 2021 and compares the numbers to the 10-county's 2019 population.

By |2021-05-10T13:09:53-04:00May 10th, 2021|Age and Generations, COVID-19, Data Diversions|Comments Off on COVID-19’s Toll on Older Atlantans

Seniors Living Alone—Growing More Numerous

The number of seniors living alone has increased since 2000. This is the result of demographic trends and longer life expectancies, but it does present service delivery challenges that can't be ignored.

By |2021-05-04T15:00:25-04:00May 4th, 2021|Age and Generations, Monday Mapday, Public Health|Comments Off on Seniors Living Alone—Growing More Numerous

Happy Birthday, W.E.B. Du Bois

Celebrating the life of the incomparable W.E.B Du Bois through a series of maps and charts that show just how long the arc of data visualization history in Georgia actually is.

By |2021-02-25T11:51:59-05:00February 24th, 2021|Age and Generations, Data Diversions, Equity, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Happy Birthday, W.E.B. Du Bois
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