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Fast Facts and Figures about Social Security, 2014

Categories: Elderly,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

Current program information and data about the Social Security and Supplemental Security Income Programs.  From the Social Security Administration


OASDI Beneficiaries by State and Zip Code, 2013

Categories: Disability,Elderly,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

Presents basic program data on the number and type of beneficiaries and the amount of benefits paid in each state, Social Security field office, and zip code.  From the Social Security Administration


Differences in Adult Day Services Center Participant Characteristics by Center Ownership: United States 2012

Categories: Elderly,Health/Medical,Statistics

Presents selected characteristics of participants  of adult day services centers in 2012 and compares those characteristics for participants in for-profit and nonprofit centers.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


Differences in Adult Day Services Center Characteristics by Center Ownership: United States, 2012

Categories: Elderly,Health/Medical,Statistics

Presents and compares national estimates for characteristics of profit and nonprofit adult day service centers in 2012.  The majority of centers are nonprofit but for-profit centers have increased from 27% in 2010 to 40% of total in 2012.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


The Elder Justice Act: Background and Issues for Congress

Categories: Elderly,Health/Medical,Laws/Regulations

Provides a legislative history of the Elder Justice Act and summarizes elder justice provisions of the Affordable Care Act.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists


SSI Recipients by State and County, 2013

Categories: Disability,Elderly,Income/Poverty,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

Provides information on the number of recipients of the Supplemental Security Income  program by state and county, their eligibility category, age, and the amount they receive in benefits.  From the Social Security Administration


2014 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Old Age and Survivors Insurance and Federal Disability Insurance Trust Funds

Categories: Disability,Elderly,Govt Finance,Headlines,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics

Predicts that the assets of the trust funds will be exhausted in 2033, unchanged from last year, with 77% of benefits still payable at that time.  Also predicts that the annual cost of the program will begin to exceed the annual income in 2020.  From the Social Security Administration


Age Differences in Visits to Office-Based Physicians by Patients with Diabetes: United States, 2010

Categories: Elderly,Health/Medical,Statistics

Health care visits to physicians’ offices by persons with diabetes increased by 20% from 2005 to 2010.  This report covers the types of persons who sought treatment, the conditions from which they suffered, and the outcomes of the visits, especially with regard to medications prescribed.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


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