[Infographic] Candid Conversation on Elder Care


Five percent of Americans generate almost half of U.S. healthcare costs—most of them chronically ill seniors. Pressure on providers to curb healthcare spending will grow as seniors are poised to make up more than 20% of the entire population by 2029. Seniors are pressing caregivers to focus more on quality of life over the number of days left. Providers are responding with plans to focus their investments on home health and palliative care—and they’ll look to technology to help improve both. BDO’s Candid Conversations on Elder Care predicts what elder care will look like by 2020 and beyond.