Infographic: How Baby Boomers Consume Healthcare

Thursday, June 27th, 2013
This post was written by Melanie Matthews

The average baby boomer suffers from multiple chronic conditions, including hypertension, arthritis, diabetes, heart disease and cancer, accounting for one-third of all healthcare spending, one-third of prescription drug costs and 40 percent of doctors’ visits.

Concordia University-Saint Paul’s infographic, “Baby Boomers Healthcare Boom,” examines baby boomer healthcare spending, the incidence of chronic conditions and changes in healthcare spending since 2011 when the first baby boomers hit age 65.

How Baby Boomers Consume Healthcare

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You may also be interested in this related resource: Plunkett’s Health Care Industry Almanac 2013.

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