Number of persons 50+ with MedicaidNumber of persons 50+ with Medicaid
Female population 50+ with a self-care disabilityFemale population 50+ with a self-care disability
Number of persons 55-64 not covered by a workplace retirement planNumber of persons 55-64 not covered by a workplace retirement plan
Average cost of specialty prescription drugs in the United States, 2015Average cost of specialty prescription drugs in the United States, 2015
An initiative of AARP, AARP Foundation, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the center coordinates the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, a nationwide effort to transform health care through nursing, engaging a wide range of health care professionals, consumer advocates, policymakers, and the business, academic, and philanthropic communities.
A project of AARP, the Commonwealth Fund and the SCAN Foundation, the Long-Term Services and Supports Scorecard provides data on five key dimensions of state LTSS system performance: affordability and access; choice of setting and provider; quality of life and quality of care; support for family caregivers; and effective transitions. It assesses each state’s performance as a whole and on 26 individual indicators.
Throughout the United States, family caregivers provide critical support to adults with a chronic, disabling, or otherwise serious health condition. Each year, about 40 million American adults provide support with basic functional (e.g., help with eating, bathing), household (e.g., meal preparation, help with shopping), and medical/nursing tasks to help individuals remain in their homes and communities for as long as possible. Of these 40 million family caregivers, about 1 in 4 is part of the Millennial generation.