Percentage of population that is an older American
14.1 percent of the population of the United States is considered to be an older American.
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Older population growth between 1950 and 2004
From 1950 to 2004, the total U.S. resident population grew from 150 million to 294 million–an annual growth rate of 1%. During that same time, the 65 and older population… [ Get More Details ]
Daily living activities of Medicare beneficiaries, 2007
In 2007, more than 25% of community-resident Medicare beneficiaries over age 65 had difficulty in performing one or more activities of daily living. An additional 4.6% reported difficulties with instrumental… [ Get More Details ]