Baby Boomer Health Care Facts

Baby Boomer Health Care Facts

Written by Nick Hodge
Posted May 17, 2013

Outside the Numbers

Baby Boomer Health Care Facts


* 60% of baby boomers have been diagnosed with at least one chronic medical condition

* 95% of the health expenses of older adults is treating chronic diseases

* Today's 65-year-olds can expect to live another 19 years, on average

* There are 78 million baby boomers

* The number of Americans over age 65 will double by 2050

* U.S. health expenditures already total $2.6 trillion per year 

 


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