Absent policy change, the Congressional Budget Office estimates that Medicare spending will grow at an average of 7% each year from 2010 to 2018, rising to $879 billion annually and… [ Get More Details ]
“The United States spends more on health per capita than any other country, and health spending continues to increase rapidy. Much of this spending is for care that controls or… [ Get More Details ]
Impact of family caregiving on individual health
Family caregivers commonly experience poor health and are at increased risk for heart disease, poor immune function, fatigue, depression, and more.
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Providing health care for an older American costs 3 to 5 times more than for an individual under age 65. As the population ages, the nation’s health care spending is… [ Get More Details ]