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Health of the Boomer Generation

HEALTH OF THE BOOMER GENERATION WHO ARE BABY BOOMERS? Baby Boomers make up 42% OF THE ADULT POPULATION IN THE U.S 78,000,000 born from THE LARGEST U.S. DEMOGRAPHIC 1946 -1964 84% OF BOOMERS ARE ALREADY 50+ BUY 45% OF ALL CONSUMER GOODS HAVE 77% OF DISCRETIONARY WEALTH 68% GIVEMONEY TO THEIR ADULTKIDS 27.4 MILLION PEOPLE AGE 55 AND OVER ENGAGED IN SOCIAL NETWORKING 72% HAVE BROADBAND IN THEIR HOME 19 MILLION OF THOSE PEOPLE USING FACEBOOK 60% e (+) ARE MOST LIKELY TO USE AN APP RECOMMENDED BY A DOCTOR 047% 82% OF ADULTS AGED 50+ WHO USE THE INTERNET, RESEARCH HEALTH AND OWN A SMARTPHONE WELLNESS INFORMATION ONLINE 72% HAVE ONE OR MORE CHRONIC DISEASES 16% HAVE DIABETES 43% HAVE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE 39% ARE OBESE HAVE A WALKING DISABILITY HAVE COPD 13% 24% (CHRONIC BRONCHITIS, EMPHYSEMA, OR BOTH) 80% 46.6% of Baby Boomers reported feeling worried about how caregiving is impacting their job. of Baby Boomers said they feel moderate to high levels of stress related to the care or support they are giving to children, spouses and/or parent. 52% Most common surgeries for Baby Boomers are joint replacements and cosmetic surgeries In 2010, aproximately report a sedentary lifestyle with no physical 3.3 MILLION 59% activity Americans age 55 years and older underwent cosmentic procedures. track weight, diet or exercise 84,685 were surgical procedures 35% 13% The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) projects a GET MODERATE 673% PHYSICAL ACTIVITY SPIKE IN TOTAL-KNEE REPLACEMENTS 12 TIMES A MONTH SAY THEY ARE IN 'EXCELLENT HEALTH and a 174 % increase in first-time total hip replacements by 2030. Presented by: VISIT BOOMER VOICE ON HealthWorks BOOMER VOICE OHEALTHWORKSCOLLECTIVE.COM icOLLECTIVE THE WORLD'S BEST THINKERS ON HEALTHCARE TO LEARN, PARTICIPATE OR ASK A QUESTION ABOUT BOOMER HEALTH Sources: ThirdAge and JWT Boom ComScore Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, analysis of Medical Expenditure Panel , Survey 2005 The American Heart Association The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) American Hospital Association CDC. Prevalence and Most Common Causes of Disability Among Adults -- United States, 2005. MMWR 58(16); 421-426 National Health and Nutrition Exam Survey by JAMMA Med Study published Feb. 4, 2012 in JAMA Internal Medicine Insights & expertise: Research by the Hartford and ComPsych finds baby boomers' caregiving duties impact jobs and health. Retrieved May 18, 2010, Pew Internet and American Life Project Mitchell Research & Communications 2012 survey survey of 600 baby boomer smartphone users DEVELOPED By N NOWSOURCING -----

Health of the Boomer Generation

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