By 2050, the number of Hoosiers 65 and older will nearly double to about 1.6 million and the majority will need long-term care. Services they may need might include in-home care, assisted living, memory care or skilled nursing care.
American Senior Communities has about 70 locations in Indiana that offer Senior Health and Memory Care services.
What can be expected in Indiana as this population continues to age? This Hoosiers and Senior Care infographic is a snapshot of how aging Hoosiers will increasingly need services. These might include meal service, medication management or assistance with activities of daily living, as well as memory care and assisted living.
Modern assisted living facilities have staff that specializes in activities and recreation for seniors. Some facilities have even begun encouraging residents to bring their pets with them, and they offer services like dog walking and litter box cleaning.
By 2050, it’s expected that more than 16 million Americans will have Alzheimer’s disease. This disease costs Americans $214 billion annually, and care providers, such as American Senior Communities, are increasingly offering both assisted living and memory care to people who move in with early stages of the disease but still can remain somewhat independent.
As our aging loved ones get older and it becomes too difficult to provide the level of care they need in-home, consider an American Senior Communities location that offers a continuum of care.
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