The Baby Boom Cohort in the United States: 2012 to 2060

April 16, 2015

This report examines changes in the U.S. population over the coming decades, with a focus on the baby boom cohort and its future role in shaping the demographic composition of the United States. The size and structure of this population will have implications for researchers, policy makers, health care professionals, and others seeking to anticipate… Read more »

Healthy People 2020

April 16, 2015

Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. Healthy People 2020. Healthy People 2020 is the result of a multiyear process that reflects input from a diverse group of individuals and organizations.

State of Aging in America 2013

April 16, 2015

The State of Aging and Health in America 2013 is the sixth volume of a series that presents a snapshot of the health and aging landscape in the United States. This series presents the most current information and statistics, often specifically commissioned for the report, on the health of older adults. The State of Aging… Read more »

2012 Older Americans : Key Indicators of Well-Being

April 16, 2015

Older Americans 2012: Key Indicators of Well- Being (Older Americans 2012) provides a comprehensive, easy-to-understand picture of our older population’s health, finances, and well-being, drawn from the most reliable official statistics. The indicators are categorized into five broad groups: population, economics, health status, health risks and behaviors, and health care. In addition, the report contains… Read more »

Health System Measurement Project

April 16, 2015

The Health System Measurement Project tracks government data on critical U.S. health system indicators. The website presents national trend data as well as detailed views broken out by population characteristics such as age, sex, income level, and insurance coverage status.

Older Adults Who Are Frail More Likely to Be Food Insufficient

April 16, 2015

A national study of older Americans shows those who have limited mobility and low physical activity – scientifically categorized as “frail” – are five times more likely to report that they often don’t have enough to eat, defined as “food insufficiency,” than older adults who were not frail. The nationally representative study of more than… Read more »