2020 Older Americans Key Indicators of Well-Being

In October, the Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics released Older Americans 2020: Key Indicators of Well-being. Using official statistics from federal agencies, including NIA, the report identifies and updates 40 indicators that depict the well-being of older Americans in the areas of population, economics, health status, health risks and behaviors, health care, and environment.

The 2020 report is the eighth in a series of reports published by the Forum. These reports provide a comprehensive picture of the older adult population in the United States, information and opportunities to improve their lives, and a touchpoint for monitoring changes over time. In addition to the report, the Forum provides several resources including data and infographics to better understand the U.S. older adult population. Read the full report (PDF, 8.4M).

Meals on Wheels America has hosted the National Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging (NRCNA) as part of a cooperative agreement since 2011 with the Administration for Community Living (ACL) ending on December 31, 2020. Please stay tuned for future updates as website changes are coming soon.