Putting a loved one into a nursing home is a difficult decision, and finding the right location can seem impossible. With 1.5 million Americans living in full time nursing facilities, it’s importan...
t to know the facts behind nursing home care. www.nursingschoolhub.com has created an infographic entitled “Golden Years”, detailing the realities of nursing home care.
88% of nursing home residents are ages 65 and up; 45% of nursing home residents are 85 and up. In total, 2% of Americans live in nursing homes between the ages of 65 and 84. Space for these aging individuals is getting harder to come by; most states are between 80-90% full.
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