Activities, Health Care Expenditures, Use of Health Care Services, Sources of Health Insurance, Educational Attainment, Racial and Ethnic Composition, Living Arrangements, Participation in the Labor Force, Chronic Health Conditions and more.
Assesses the health status and health behaviors of U.S. adults aged 65 years and older and makes recommendations to improve the mental and physical health of all Americans in their later years. The report includes national- and state-based report cards that examine 15 key indicators of older adult health, strategies to improve the health and quality of life of older adults, and state examples that highlight innovative healthy aging efforts at the state and community level.
Provides current data on six key indicators related to the mental health of adults aged 50 years or older from CDC’s Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). Additional information is provided on the topic of depression, an important and emerging public health issue. Includes: Social and Emotional Support, Life Satisfaction, Frequent Mental Distress, Current Depression, Lifetime Diagnosis of Depression, Lifetime Diagnosis of Anxiety Disorder.