“In 1985, the age adjusted nursing home residence rate was 54 people per 1,000 age 65 and over. By 2004 this rate had declined to 35 people per 1,000. Among… [ Get More Details ]
The percentage of noninstitutionalized adults 65 years of age and over with limitation of activity decreased from 39% to 36% between 1997 and 1999 and then remained at 34-35% between… [ Get More Details ]
Increased longevity added about $3.2 trillion per year to national wealth between 1970 and 2000, an uncounted value equal to approximately 1/2 of the average annual GDP during that period.
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