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.
Memorial Day is a time to remember lives lost in service to our country. This Monday Mapday celebrates all veterans by looking at rates of veteran residents across the state, as well as taking a look at how many World War II,
Atlanta's Asian community is its fastest-growing racial group. This post dives into more detail about this population, its foreign-born members and where its immigrants hail from.
150 years ago, Atlanta's washerwomen launched a strike against unsafe working conditions. Today, the housekeeping sector remains female-dominated and underpaid, with workers facing renewed health concerns.
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.
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.
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.
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.