People today are living longer. More and more of us will require some form of home care in our lifetimes, in fact, 30% of the people who take advantage of non-medical home care services are actually under the age of 65. By 2030, all baby boomers will be age 65 or older, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. This clearly demonstrates how the home care industry is primed for growth.
By 2025, the population of senior citizens in the United States is projected to increase from 49 million to nearly 72 million.
The population of people 65 and older is expected to grow from 5 million to more than 20 million by 2050.
At least 70 percent of people over the age of 65 will require some form of home care in their lifetime; 80 percent of seniors have at least one chronic health condition; and over 50 percent of them have more than one, necessitating even more