Silver Book Fact

Fact image

Older Persons with Disability, Their Family Availability and Care Arrangements, 1994 and 1999

Spillman, Brenda, and Kirsten Black. Staying the Course: Trends in family caregiving. Washington, DC: AARP; 2005. http://assets.aarp.org/rgcenter/il/2005_17_caregiving.pdf

Reference

Title
Staying the Course: Trends in family caregiving
Publication
AARP Public Policy Institute
Publisher
AARP
Publication Date
2005
Authors
Spillman, Brenda, and Kirsten Black
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

Related Facts

  • Distribution of Medicare enrollees age 65 and over receiving personal care for a chronic disability, by type of care, 1984, 1989, 1994, and 1999  
  • More than Three-Fifths of Health Care Spending Is on Behalf of People with Multiple Chronic Conditions  
  • Lost Productivity by Source, 2003  
  • Health spending is projected to consistently outpace the gross domestic product (GDP) over the next decade, growing from 16% of the GDP in 2004 to 20% in 2015.  
  • In 2003, 34% of the population age 65 – 74 years (civilian, noninstitutionalized) made 1 – 3 health care visits (visits to doctor’s offices, emergency departments, and home visits); 35.7%…