Long-term care defines a broad range of services that meet the needs of older adults with various functional limitations. These services are provided by paid, regulated providers, and include assistance with activities of daily living (dressing, bathing, toileting), instrumental activities of daily living (medication management, housework), and health maintenance tasks. Here, we report on various aspects of these long-term care service providers: their funding, their population profile, and the prevalence of morbidity in their facilities.
Please like and share this infographic if you find it helpful, and comment your thoughts or any experiences you've had below– we'd love to hear them! Also, check out our other helpful infographics here!
Adult Day Services: 3%
Home Health: 57%
Nursing Homes: 17%
Assisted Living/Residential: 9%
From under 5 million in 1900 to almost 90 million in 2050. The majority of long-term care users are from the over-65 population. We can thus predict a steep increase in the use of long-term care facilities over the next half-century.
Adult Day Services: 5.1%, 54.9%, 40%
Home Health: 5.7%, 15.6%, 78.7%
Hospice: 13.7%, 29.7%, 56.6%
Nursing Home: 6.8%, 25.1%, 68.2%
Residential Care Community: 1.2%, 20.4%, 78.4%
(Age ranges: 65 & under, 65-74, 75-84, 85 & older)
Adult Day Services: 36.5%, 19.4%, 27.2%, 16.9%
Home Health: 17.6%, 24.6%, 32.2%, 25.5%
Hospice: 5.5%, 16.4%, 31.3%, 46.8%
Nursing Home: 14.9%, 14.9%, 27.9%, 42.3%
Residential Care Community: 6.7%, 10.4%, 21.4%, 50.5%
Adult Day Services, Home Health, Hospice: 60% women
Nursing Home, Residential Care Community: 70% women
Adult Day Services: 31.9%
Home Health: 30.1%
Nursing Home: 48.5%
Residential Care Community: 39.6%
Adult Day Services: 23.5%
Home Health: 34.7%
Nursing Home: 48.5%
Residential Care Community: 24.8%
*The CDC reported on Adult Day Services and Residential Care Communities from the NSLTCP Survey, and reported on Home Health, Hospice, and Nursing Homes that provide services under Medicare or Medicaid.