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The Aging Population, Issues, Problems and the Future.

i-SaiSo Facts : The Aging Population, Issues, Problems and the Future. OLDER POPULATION GROWTH 19M Year 2050 8.7M By 2030, 20 percent of the American population will Year be 65 or older. 2030 4.3M 122k Year 2004 Year 1990 Those over 85 are a rapidly growing group within the older population in the U.S, growing from 122,000 in 1990 to 4.3 million in 2004, 34 times as large as it was in 1990. By 2030, those 85+ are expected to more than double, growing to 8.7 million people. Between 2030 and 2050, it is expected to again double, reaching 19 million. ACTIVE INTERNET USERS 55% The number of seniors actively using the Internet has increased by more than 55 percent, 20M 15M 10M 17.5 M 5M 11.3 M NOV 2004 NOV 2009 Overall, the number of unique visitors who are 65 or older on social networking and blog sites has increased 53 percent in the last two years alone. 8.2% of all social 53% network and blog visitors are over 65, just 0.1 percentage points less than the number of teenagers who frequent these sites. As the babyboomers all hit the age of 50 by 12/31/2014 and the count of a person turning 65 years of age every 8 seconds in this country, you have to wonder 3 things : 8s 1) Where and how is everyone going to live? 2) Who will take care 3) Can they afford it? of them? ELDERLY HOUSES ARE DISAPPEARING ANNUAL ( % ) Rates of nursing home closures and opening 1999-2008 1200 10.00 + Hospital Based openings Freestanding Closures 1999 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 200 2006 2007 2008 1999 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 199 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 Hospital Based Closures 10.00 8.00 6.00 4 00 + Freestanding Openings 2.00 200 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 1993 1904 1905 1995 2001 2002 2003 A survey by AARP found that nine out of ten older households express a desire to stay in their homes "as long as possible" Reasons include a love of the current home or neighborhood; a desire to stay in familiar surroundings; a lack of affordable, convenient, or attractive options; and a desire to remain independent. COGNITIVE DECLINE Researchers found that the rate of cognitive decline 32% among older adults who frequently engaged in mental 48% activity was 32 percent lower than individuals with average mental activity. The results also showed that the rate of cognitive decline was 48 percent faster among people who were less mentally active. Our study suggests that exercising your brain by taking part in activities such as these across a person's lifetime, from childhood through old age, is important for brain health in old age. Lead author Robert S. Wilson, Senior neuropsychologist Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center 26 Million By 2015, eMarketer forecasts there will be over 26 million senior internet users in the U.S. By 2030, when tech-savvy baby boomers will mature into this Users in the U.S. demographic, the US Census Bureau predicts nearly one in five Americans will Senior Internet by 2015 be seniors - a citizen demographic that cannot be ignored. 40% By 2015, 40% of the baby boomers will use the internet via mobile LIVING ARRANGEMENTS OF 65+ MEN & WOMEN, 2008 Male Female r2.5% r1.8% 17.1% 18.5% 39.5% 71.9% 41.7% With Spouse Alone With Other Relatives I With Non Relatives PHYSICAL HAZARDS AT HOME FOR OLDER ADULTS Each year, one-in-three adults 65+ falls. Half of falls occur at home. Falls are a leading cause of injury, even death. Remote Health Monitoring %24 Provides health monitoring Average Monthly Fee 64.5% of home nurse technologies that gather and $159 - $359 visits can be done through relay heath data to a care provider remote heath monitoring i-SaiSo monitoring plans range from $10 - $30 a month Sources : http://www.livescience.com/25872-aging-in-place-technology-elderly-independence-nsf-bts.html http://candidaabrahamson.wordpress.com/2012/06/29/technology-applications-and-the-fast-moving-elderly-part-i-the-facts-on-the-ground/ The House of Opportunity http://www.alfa.org/News/3300/Study-Finds-Reading-and-Writing-Preserve-Memory-in-Older-Age http://www.govdelivery.com/blog/2012/07/tech-savvy-senior-citizens-on-the-rise/ http://healthworkscollective.com/rhona-finkel/35216/technology-applications-and-fast-moving-elderly-facts-ground Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2011. Active Care (acar.ob) activecare.com Oi- Sai So US Census Bureau, 2011 Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project, April 29-May 30, 2010 eMarketer, Seniors Slowly Shift to Digital http://www.emarketer.com/Artide/Seniors-Slowly-Shift-Digital/1008237 WELLBEING MONITOR www.i-saiso.com

The Aging Population, Issues, Problems and the Future.

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Those over 85 are a rapidly growing group within the older population in the U.S, growing from 122,000 in 1990 to 4.3 million in 2004, 34 times as large as it was in 1990. By 2030, those 85+ are expec...

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