Report Shows Transportation, In-Home Services Top List of Senior Consumer Needs

An analysis of more than 308,000 calls made to the Eldercare Locator in 2016, shows that transportation and home and community-based services were the top consumer needs of among older adults contacting the Eldercare Locator.

With the number of older Americans expected to surpass 73 million by the year 2020, the Eldercare Locator, a national information and referral service funded by the Administration for Community Living and administered by n4a, plays a vital role as a trusted gateway for older adults to resources available in their communities. As such, requests to the Eldercare Locator serve as key indicators of consumer needs and trends for older adults across the country.

View the press release and read the report. 

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