Healthy Aging Episodes

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300: New Tool for Suicide, Overdose, ACEs

Nov. 8, 2022

Caitlin Langhorne Griffith, ASTHO’s Director of Behavioral Health, unveils a new public health tool known as SPACECAT, or Suicide, Overdose and Adverse Childhood Experiences Prevention Capacity Assessment Tool; Talyah Sands,…

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290: Healthy Aging Policy Trends

Oct. 25, 2022

Claire Pendergrast, ASTHO Senior Analyst for Health Improvement and Healthy Aging, discusses a survey of healthy aging policy actions enacted across the states and territories; Dr. LeQuandra Nesbitt, former Director of the D…

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280: Promoting the New COVID-19 Booster

Oct. 11, 2022

Dr. Sameer Vohra, Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, explains how he is working to convince more people to get the new COVID-19 booster shot; ASTHO CEO Mike Fraser attends a White House Summit on Indoor Ai…

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236: Optimistic About the PH Workforce

Aug. 8, 2022

Joanne Pearsol, ASTHO’s Director of Workforce Development, says the PH WINS survey shows many public health workers remain committed to their work despite the way they’ve been treated during the pandemic; Dr. Brian Castrucci…

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213: Best of ME: A New Way to Address Dementia

July 6, 2022

This special edition revisits a popular episode of Public Health Review Morning Edition from June 6th. Chelsea Kline, Associate Director of the Center of Excellence with the Alzheimer's Association, discusses how to address …

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204: Smart Approaches to Brain Health

June 22, 2022

Dr. Jewell Mullen, Associate Dean for Health Equity in the Office of Health Equity at The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School, offers her assessment of the work that still needs to be done to address Alzheimer’…

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195: Hospitals Prepping for COVID-19 Surge

June 8, 2022

Akin Demehin, Senior Director of Quality and Patient Safety Policy with the American Hospital Association, explains how hospitals are preparing for the possibility of another COVID-19 wave later this year; Dr. Mark Levine, V…

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193: A New Way to Address Dementia

June 6, 2022

Chelsea Kline, Associate Director of the Center of Excellence with the Alzheimer's Association, discusses a workshop planned in July that will give public health professionals the chance to learn how to address dementia thro…

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165: New Healthy Aging Program

April 26, 2022

The Trust for America’s Health unveils a new program to give agencies credit for their work promoting healthy aging; ASTHO delivers a report and hosts a webinar later this week detailing strategies to improve youth behaviora…

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162: Helping the PH Workforce

April 21, 2022

Dr. Bruce Perry, psychiatrist and author, tells public health leaders how they can help their frontline workers manage stress caused by the pandemic; ASTHO has a new blog article that lists seven workforce trends to watch fo…

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155: Defining Health – Public Health Week

April 12, 2022

Nathaniel Counts with the non-profit Mental HeaIth America explains the effort to redefine health to include a consideration of mental wellness, as we conclude our seven-part series of conversations with public health leader…

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148: Public Health Under Attack

April 1, 2022

Dr. Brian Castrucci, CEO of the de Beaumont Foundation, says the results of a national survey of public health workers indicate a workforce under attack; Morning Edition shares plans to cover National Public Health Week star…

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145: New Youth Tobacco Use Survey

March 29, 2022

Dr. Andrea Gentzke, a health scientist in the CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health, reviews the findings of the latest National Youth Tobacco Survey; Jack Niedenthal, Secretary of Health and Human Services for the Republic of …

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138: New Healthy Aging Toolkit

March 15, 2022

Talyah Sands, ASTHO’s Director of Health Improvement, describes a new toolkit to help public health agencies assess cognitive health needs and promote healthy aging; ASTHO plans two webinars later today to explain its upcomi…

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129: Messaging New COVID-19 Metrics

March 2, 2022

Dr. Marcus Plescia, ASTHO’s Chief Medical Officer, says public health jurisdictions must have clear messaging when explaining the CDC’s new community-level COVID-19 metrics; Elizabeth Head, Deputy Director for Injury Prevent…