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Aging, General

 3 records found

Juniors and Seniors by Dan Seagren

Grandparenting by the Numbers by Barbara Greenleaf

Did You Know? by Dan Seagren


 1 record found

Narrowing One Gap by Stu Johnson


 1 record found

Financial Abuse by Dan Seagren


 6 records found

More Than One Million Americans Report Ukrainian Ancestry by US Census Bureau Staff

Women's History Month by US Census Bureau Staff

The Hart of America by U.S. Census Bureau staff

An Abbreviated World Census by Dan Seagren

Trivia by Dan Seagren

Report Cards by Dan Seagren

Government & Politics

 6 records found

Constitution Day and the 2020 Census by U.S. Census Bureau staff

2020 Census Update Reported by Stu Johnson

Will I be Counted? by Stu Johnson

The Census is Coming! Reported by Stu Johnson

Who Conducted the First Census in 1790? submitted by Stu Johnson

Putting 2020 Census Rumors to Rest Submitted by Stu Johnson

Health & Wellness

 6 records found

Sick and Struggling to Pay by Naom Levey / NPR

The Staggering, Exhausting, Invisible Costs of Caring for America's Elderly by Anne Helen Peterson / Vox

Medical Debt by U.S. Census Bureau staff

A Paradigm Collapses by Stu Johnson

Big, Bad Wolves by Dan Seagren

Tobacco Road by Dan Seagren


 4 records found

1950 Census Released by US Census Bureau Staff

The ADA Turns 30 by Stu Johnson

A Century Agp by Dan Seagren

Only a Century Ago by Dan Seagren


 9 records found

Halloween by the Numbers 2021 by U.S. Census Bureau staff

Veterans Day 2020 by U.S. Census Bureau staff

Halloween Facts by U.S. Census Bureau staff

Christmas or christmas? by Dan Seagren

Veteran's Day 2018 by U.S. Census Bureau staff

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News & Current Events

 28 records found

COVID-19 Perspectives for June 2022 by Stu Johnson

COVID-19 Perspectives for May 2022 by Stu Johnson

COVID-19 Perspectives for April 2022 by Stu Johnson

COVID-19 Perspectives for March 2022 by Stu Johnson

COVID-19 Perspectives for February 2022 by Stu Johnson

There are 23 more items for the category News & Current Events and the Statistics topic...See the whole list


 3 records found

Marriage Trends by U.S. Census Bureau staff

Mentors or Misfits? by Dan Seagren

The Art of Listening by Dan Seagren


 2 records found

Stewardship: Living with Purpose by David Noreen

Retirement Research by Dan Seagren

Sports & Recreation

 2 records found

Major League Baseball is Back by U.S. Census Bureau staff

Zip Risk? by Stu Johnson


 1 record found

Seniors Online by Dan Seagren


 4 records found

Who Do You Trust? (2021) by Stu Johnson

Love and Loss Among Older Adults by U.S. Census Bureau staff

This is Us by Barbara Greenleaf

Homebodies by U.S. Census Bureau staff


 1 record found

Volunteerism by Dan Seagren

Work, Employment

 1 record found

Income Equity USA by Dan Seagren