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Aging Trends Nationally And In The State Of Georgia

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  • Nationally, over one in every eight, or 12.8%, of the population is an older American. US Administration on Aging.
  • Nationally, persons reaching age 65 have an average life expectancy of an additional 18.6 years (19.8 years for females and 17.1 years for males). US Administration on Aging.
  • Nationally, half of older women (50%) age 75+ live alone. US Administration on Aging.
  • Georgia has the ninth fastest growing 60+ population and the eighteenth fastest growing 85+ population in the United States. Source Georgia DHS.
  • Georgia's population ages 60 and above is expected to increase 75% between 2010 and 2030, from 1,450,968 persons to 2,533,710 persons. Source Georgia DHS.
  • Georgia's population ages 85 and above increased 114.6% from 1990 to 2010. Those 85 and above are by far the fastest growing group, to total 122,818 in 2010. Source Georgia DHS.
  • Nationally, the 85+ population is projected to increase from 4.2 million in 2000 to 5.7 million in 2010 (a 36% increase) and then to 6.6 million in 2020 (a 15% increase for that decade). US Administration on Aging.
  • In 2000, individuals aged 65 or older numbered 34.8 million people--12.7 percent of our nation's total population. By 2020, that percentage will increase by nearly one-third to 16.5 percent--one in six Americans--and will represent nearly 20 million more elderly than there are today. By 2040, the number of elderly aged 85 years and older--the age group most likely to need longterm care services--is projected to more than triple from about 4 million to about 14 million. Source US GAO.
  • Spending for Long-Term Care Could Quadruple by 2050. Source US GAO.
  • Medicaid Accounts for 45% of total spending for Long Term Care. Source US GAO.
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