Why Home Care?
Due to an aging population, the prevalence of chronic disease, medical advancements, increasing physician acceptance of home care is fueling growth of in-home care for seniors. Public and private payers are moving toward more cost-efficient treatment options that, depending on a person’s individual needs and circumstances, may include home care rather than assisted living.
Population Trends and Demand Drivers
Today, there are 40 million adults† age 65+ in the U.S. What’s more, this population is expected to nearly double to 70 million over the next 30 years. With an increasing average life expectancy for Americans reaching over 75 years of age, the need for senior care is continuing to escalate.