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Characteristics of Residents Living in Residential Care Communities, by Community Bed Size: United States, 2012

Categories: Elderly,Health/Medical,Income/Poverty,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/DataBriefs/db171.pdf

Finds that smaller communities had a higher percentage of residents who were male, minority, and receiving Medicaid.  They tended to be more impaired.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Operating Characteristics of Residential Care Communities, by Community Bed Size: United States 2012

Categories: Elderly,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db170.pdf

Presents the most current national estimates of residential care facilities, those that provide assistance with living but not skilled care, and compares selected residential care community characteristics by bed size.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Trends and Projections in Hospital Stays for Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions, 2003-2014

Categories: Elderly,Health/Medical,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb183-Hospitalizations-Multiple-Chronic-Conditions-Projections-2014.pdf

Uses historical inpatient data from 2003 through 2012 to develop national quarterly projections of nonmaternal hospital stays and average hospital costs among adult patients with and without multiple chronic conditions through 2014.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Crimes Against the Elderly, 2003-2013

Categories: Crime/Justice,Elderly,Statistics

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/cae0313.pdf

Finds that older people experience lower rates of nonfatal violent crime and property crime than do persons of other age ranges.  Also covers incidence of identity theft by age ranges.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

A Snapshot of Debt Collection Complaints Submitted by Older Consumers

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Elderly,Financial Crisis/Markets

http://files.consumerfinance.gov/f/201411_cfpb_snapshot_debt-collection-complaints-older-americans.pdf

Provides an overview of the types of complaints regarding debt collection submitted by older Americans to the federal government from July 2013 to September 2014.  From the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

 

Palliative and End of Life Care

Categories: Elderly,Great Britain,Health/Medical,Science/Technology

http://www.parliament.uk/briefing-papers/POST-PN-481.pdf

Covers the key components of palliative care, approaches to managing and standardizing care, and key challenges to providing high quality care.  From the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology

 

2015 Medicare Part B Premiums and Deductibles to Remain the Same as Last Two Years

Categories: Elderly,Health Insurance,Medicare/Medicaid,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/2014pres/10/20141009a.html

Agency press release which announces prices for Medicare Part B physicians’ services for 2015 which are set at $104.90 for those with income equal or less than $85,000.  From the Department of Health and Human Services

 

Fast Facts and Figures about Social Security, 2014

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

http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/chartbooks/fast_facts/2014/fast_facts14.pdf

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

 

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