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Hospitalizations for Patients Aged 85 and Over in the United States, 2000-2010

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

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db182.pdf

The number of adults aged 85+ in the U.S. rose by 31% from 2000 to 2010.  With such growth expected to continue, the very elderly are likely to account for an increasing share of hospital utilization and cost.  This report compares hospitalizations and their cause  for adults 85+ with those aged 65-74 and 75-84.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Crimes Against the Elderly, 2003-2013

Categories: Crime/Justice,Elderly,Statistics

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

Compares the rate of violent and property crimes experienced by the elderly compared to other groups of Americans. Also covers identity theft victimization of the elderly.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Older Americans with a Disability: 2008-2012

Categories: Disability,Elderly,Income/Poverty,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2014/acs/acs-29.pdf

Examines the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics as well as the geographic distribution of the older population with a disability.  From the Census Bureau

 

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

 

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