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Aging & Assisted Living in the U.S.
Senior’s Are Living Longer than Ever
/// Life expectancy jumped by 10 years since 1960, and by 2060, it’s expected to rise from 79 to 85.
The Aging Population Is Growing at a Rapid Rate
/// In the last 10 years, the senior population has increased by and it’s expected to double from 49 million to 98 million by 2060.
Assisted Living Is an Affordable Alternative to Nursing Home Care
/// The average cost of assisted living is less than half that of a private room in a nursing home ($4,015 / monthly vs. $8,517 / monthly).
Disabilities and Disease Among Vulnerable Populations
Many Seniors Live with Disabilities
/// 4 in 10 seniors between the ages of 65 and 79 have at least one disability relating to mobility, self-care, or household activities, while 7 in 10 ages 80 and older have one or more disabilities.
Alzheimer’s Is a Wide-Spread and Growing Disease
/// Approximately half a million older adults will develop Alzheimer’s in 2020, and between 2020 and 2025, that number is expected to increase by nearly 7%.
The Number of Veterans with Disabilities Is Rapidly Increasing
/// Currently, 1 in 4 veterans (4.7 million) have a service-connected disability – that number has risen by 117% since 1990.
The History of Assisted Living
The nursing facility sector expands rapidly after Medicare's and Medicaid's enactment
Due to the increasing demand for intermediate-care facilities, the Assisted Living industry was born
Quality of residential care becomes the focus of exposés and public inquiries
Assisted Living becomes an explicit subset of residential care
Over 28,000 assisted living facilities in existence. Up from 11,000 in 2007